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.
What solutions do we have for preventing violence, sexually transmitted infections, adolescent pregnancy and unsafe abortions? What are the most sustainable and cost-effective solutions? Have we been investing in those solutions? These are some of the key questions we’re been collectively asking,
Plastic pollution is an increasingly severe environmental crisis in the region and the world. Last month in Thailand, the country watched as the young dugong “Marium” died despite veterinary care, just the latest marine mammal whose death is linked to pollution. How many other “Mariums” are out
As Southeast Asian countries moved towards greater regional integration, there will be increasing social and cultural interactions between the peoples of the countries. As borders open and people interact more, there is potential for both greater prosperity and peace, but also, unfortunately, for
13 September 2019, Phuket, Thailand , the three-day WESTPAC Training Workshop on “Delivering Ocean Forecasting Services for Coral Reef Conservation” wrapped up with the promise of further collaboration and data-sharing for advancing the existing SEAGOOS ocean forecasting system to develop early