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.
28 August -1 September 2017, Panglong Hall, University of Yangon, Myanmar Through the Strengthening Pre-Service Teacher Education in Myanmar (STEM) project, UNESCO is supporting the Ministry of Education in developing the new curriculum for the 4-year Educ...More
19-25 June 2017, Panglong Hall, University of Yangon, Yangon, Myanmar Through the Strengthening Pre-Service Teacher Education in Myanmar (STEM) project, UNESCO is supporting the Ministry of Education of Myanmar in developing the new curriculum for the 4-ye...More
Over 85 participants from the media sector, the government, international cooperation agencies, academia and civil society came together on 1 June to attend the launch of the UNESCO-IMS Report on Media Development in Myanmar, based on the UNESCO Media Deve...More
12 May 2017, Yangon – The symbolic celebration of the World Press Freedom Day organized by UNESCO Yangon Office and the Ministry of Information, was held for the sixth consecutive year on 03 May 2017 in Yangon. The joint commemorative event facilitated a d...More