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.
Paris: In almost one-third of countries, fewer than five per cent of adults aged 15 and above participate in education and learning programmes, according to UNESCO’s fourth Global Report on Adult Learning and Education ( GRALE 4 ). Adults with disabilities, older adults, refugees and migrants,
Last month in Bangkok at the ASEAN Summit, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called climate change “the biggest threat to the planet at the present moment, [and] the defining issue of our time”. Guterres also underscored that with more than 10% of the population living in coastal
Japan has announced support and funding for a new UNESCO initiative which aims to professionalize Southeast Asian film industries through programs in Indonesia, Philippines and Viet Nam. The project, “ Mobilizing film professionals for regional cooperation in Asia ” will encourage regional
Asia-Pacific Heritage 20/20 Forum and 2019 Awards Ceremony “Ever since the Awards programme was established in 2000, we have witnessed major strides in cultural heritage conservation over the past 20 years” Dr Duong Bich Hanh, Chair of the Jury and Chief of UNESCO Bangkok’s Culture Unit The year
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