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.
Each year, the Awards programme opens for entries on 31 January and closes for all submissions on 31 May . You can download the application forms HERE . Entries for the Awards programme must be submitted to Culture Unit, UNESCO Bangkok by postage by 31 May...More
Susan Balderstone , PSM LFRAIA, is an architect who has worked on the conservation of heritage places for over 30 years. She is an advisor on World Heritage to the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and has participated in various intern...More
In conserving the heritage of Asia and the Pacific, UNESCO seeks to encourage the role of the private sector and local communities in preserving their cultural heritage. The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation were established in...More