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.
Nature-based solutions can play an important role in improving the supply and quality of water and reducing the impact of natural disasters, according to the 2018 edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report. The study argues that reservoirs, irrigation canals and water treatment
ASEAN’s millions of out-of-school children and youth require more than promises and platitudes; they require key decision-makers and stakeholders to work together in a well-coordinated manner – and to take action. Since 2014, a partnership between UNESCO and Educate A Child (EAC) , has been building
UNESCO Bangkok recently visited schools that are part of the pilot three-year Non-Formal Middle School Education (NFME) project in Myanmar, which targets 14 to 16-year-old children who do not have access to formal education. The project, currently funded by the Korean National Commission for UNESCO
Youth and women’s rights advocate, change-maker, mentor, inspiration – at only 25 years old, Phearong Sdeung is having an impact and living a life that she says is “beyond [her] dreams”. And at the centre of her story is an unwavering pursuit of education in the face of financial and gender barriers