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.
This work aims to extend the UNESCO Model Curricula for Journalism Education to include new syllabi covering emerging or particularly relevant themes in journalism education globally. As such, it builds on the model curricula – as well as the supplementary...More
Compiled by the Memory of the World Regional Committee for Asia-Pacific, this book reveals a documentary heritage of unique richness. This includes moments of historic change – from the invention of moveable metal type, the compilation of the medical knowl...More
UNESCO’s Media Development Indicators, approved by its Member States, offer a comprehensive set of indicators to assess the media landscape in a country at a given time and to recommend possible steps to further develop a free, independent and pluralistic...More
“Philosophy”, according to the Concise Oxford Dictionary, is “the love of wisdom or knowledge, especially that which deals with ultimate reality, or with the most general causes and principles of things”. Like other aspects of collecting and preserving the...More
In many countries across Asia and the Pacific, women have increased their number in the newsrooms. But the media are still very male dominated: on the global scale women make up only 24% of the people heard, read about or seen in the news and only few mana...More