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.
The crackdown on media professionals in Myanmar and demand for greater access to information featured prominently as World Press Freedom Day was marked by three major events organized in Yangon on 2 and 3 May, including journalists, the Press Council, diplomats and human rights activists stating
Entrepreneurship Education for the 4th Industrial Revolution 9-11 October 2019, Hangzhou, China The OECD 2019 Employment Outlook pointed out that 14% of jobs in OECD countries can be automated, while another 32% will face substantial changes in how they are conducted. Young people will find it
Wenhui ( 文 晖 ) Award for Educational Innovation 2019 Promoting University and School Partnerships in Advancing the Education 2030 Agenda The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have set an ambitious target to leave no one behind by calling on all stakeholders and partners to eradicate poverty,
Background UNESCO established the Memory of the World (MoW) programme in 1992. The programme aims to increase awareness worldwide of the existence and significance of documentary heritage, to facilitate its preservation by the most appropriate techniques, and to promote universal access to it.