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.
Living heritage – music and dance, rituals, knowledge about our environment, etc – is everywhere around us. UNESCO is conducting a survey to understand how living heritage is used for teaching and learning in primary and secondary schools in the Asia-Pacific. We would like to hear from you before 15
The Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI) sector has been identified as a driving force for economic growth in many countries in South-East Asia, yet it is facing difficulties in mobilizing resources and lacks coherent financing strategies, inhibiting organizational sustainability and the
The Happy Schools Project, launched by UNESCO Bangkok in June 2014, aims to promote happiness, well-being and holistic development in schools. The Happy Schools Framework, centred around the core concepts of 1) People, 2) Process, and 3) Place, includes building positive relationships between
International Art Exhibition " The Many Faces of Ramayana", 2-24 November 2019 at Thailand Cultural Centre, Bangkok, Thailand [ภาษาไทย] UNESCO and Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Thammasat University, with support from Sulwhasoo, invite 2D visual artists, photographers, painters and graphic