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.
In celebration of this year’s World Press Freedom Day (3 May), a joint launch of UNESCO’s two new global reports “ Re|Shaping Cultural Policies ” and the World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development Global Report was organized in Bangkok, Thailand. Gathering artists, creators and
What has enabled Hong Kong (SAR of China), the Republic of Korea and Singapore to rise to the top of the rankings in digital skills? How can other countries catch up? The UNESCO report Managing tomorrow’s digital skills seeks to answer these questions by looking at populations in countries that have
Burdened by family, social and economic obligations, many women working in factories in Cambodia have had to either forgo basic education opportunities or never had a chance to enroll in the first place. The 2013 report by Ministry of Planning on Women and Migration in Cambodia showed that 85 per
Across the Asia-Pacific region, ecosystems are facing immediate and often irreparable degradation. Recognizing the pervasive harm wrought by human interventions, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly SDGs 14 and 15, addressing marine and terrestrial life respectively,
“Across the world, journalism is under fire .” That was the key message of the World Press Freedom Day celebrated on 3 May 2018 in Bangkok and attended by over 100 representatives of NGOs, media, academia, government and UN organizations from journalism, communication, design and art sectors In his