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.
Mongolia is a unique country that has distinctive ancient culture of nomadic herding and is one of very few countries today where pastoralism is a dominant identity. At the same time, Mongolia is facing unique social, economic and environmental challenges related to a dispersed population living
As the scope of cultural heritage has expanded over the years, with the addition of cultural landscapes and other typologies, the types of challenges encountered by heritage practitioners have become more multi-dimensional and complex. Beyond technical conservation issues, such as addressing
In the midst of retreating globalization, threats posed by climate change, growing youth unemployment and the COVID-19 pandemic are exacerbating a sense of uncertainty for children and young people, while they live their lives and prepare for the future and for the world of work. On 8 September 2020
There are more than 1.2 billion youth aged 15 to 24 years in the world, or 16 percent of the global population. Over 60 percent of the world’s youth lives in Asia and the Pacific region. Their voices, their challenges, and their ambitions are important not only in a distant future of the world but
As Myanmar approaches another historic election, free and objective news coverage of the election period is essential for wider voter participation and a credible process. Journalists also expect a more transparent electoral process from the Union Election Commission (UEC). Focusing on those issues,