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.
Artificial intelligence is not only a technological turning point, but also a socio-anthropological disruption. AI technology is becoming ever more prevalent in daily life, affecting everything from how we engage in democratic participation to the kind of jobs we have available and the healthcare
More than 50% of mangroves worldwide have been destroyed, requiring urgent action to save what we have and restore what we have lost. Blue carbon ecosystems – including mangroves, salt marshes, seagrass beds and macro-algal reefs – are high in primary productivity, contributing to the health of
A global youth-led research initiative The Youth As Researchers (YAR) global initiative on COVID-19 connects and engages with young people to conduct research on the impacts of COVID-19 on young people and the responses young people have implemented to tackle these. UNESCO and the UNESCO Chairs at
Learning stops Last week in Herat, Afghanistan a lecturer of a private higher education institution took to the street, declaring: “I am not a beggar. I am a lecturer from the private school. I don’t have a contract to receive my monthly salary; my salary depends on the daily teaching of classes,
UNESCO introduces new recognition for the contribution of cultural heritage to sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region 17 March 2020, BANGKOK (Updated 16 June 2020) – Submissions are now being accepted for the 2020 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation. In the