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.
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
First global event of its kind aims to develop action plan for implementation of landmark UNESCO Recommendation on documentary heritage Much of Southeast Asia’s rich documentary heritage is at risk due to improper or inadequate safeguarding measures, or is...More
( မြန်မာစာသားကိုဒီနေရာကိုနှိပ်ပါ - Click here for Myanmar text) Project to launch with MoW national level training workshop in Yangon from 4-5 May Myanmar’s documentary heritage is rich and diverse, ranging from ancient texts carved in stone and palm leaf...More