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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.
With the backdrop of the IPCC’s warning for the consequences of a global increase in temperatures of more than 1.5 degrees Celsius, a group of 130 open source activists and students bunkered down to develop mobile apps around UNESCO’s soon to-be-published climate handbook for journalists in the Asia
The Network on Education Quality Monitoring in the Asia-Pacific (NEQMAP) turns five – assessing the network’s contributions to national capacity development and SDG4 in the past, present and future. The NEQMAP Secretariat at UNESCO Bangkok held its first joint capacity development workshop co
This year, the theme of the Wenhui Award, Innovations in School, Family and Community Collaboration for Quality Education , carries an important message: Education is everyone’s responsibility. An organic agriculture project in the Philippines and a community learning centre in Thailand, the co
The International Access to Info Day on 28 September featured the exhibition launch ‘Internet Universality Beyond Words’ and a debate on artistic and Internet freedoms in Bangkok. Artists, film directors and UNESCO Communication and Culture experts came together to share the challenges and
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