The Organization has 54 field offices around the world. Its headquarters are located in Paris, France.
Its mission is to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information.
The Organization focuses, in particular, on two global priorities, Africa and Gender equality, and supports the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, through all its programmes.
Despite tremendous efforts to ensure access to quality education for Out-of-School Children (OOSC) since 2000, universal primary education has not been achieved yet. As one of the ways to put inclusive and accessible education into practice, Flexible Learn...More
In an effort to assist the countries in Southeast Asia to develop more robust policies and programmes for out-of-school children (OOSC) in their respective countries, this report was commissioned to map out the current legislations, policies, characteristi...More
The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has published the policy brief “ Community-based learning for sustainable development ” to highlight the wide and far-reaching benefits of community-based learning, particularly in the light of the 2030 Agen...More
This sequential booklet was developed as part of the publication “Community-Based Lifelong Learning and Adult Education: Situations of Community Learning Centres in 7 Asian Countries”. As one of the main outputs of UNESCO Bangkok’s project “Transforming Ed...More
To assist policy-makers and CLC managers in transforming the role of community learning centre (CLC), as a key platform to provide vital knowledge and essential skills to marginalized learners, this booklet lays the foundation of the CLC frameworks and add...More
“Within the framework of the project “Transforming Education and Training Systems to Create Lifelong Learning Societies in the Asia-Pacific” supported by the Japan-Funds-in-Trust, this publication is to explore how the concept of lifelong learning has been...More
This report is a record of keynote addresses and sessions from the summit. It is a collection of key summaries, which corresponds to the technical presentations given at the summit along with additional information, including a country matrix on out-of-sch...More