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.
This year, the theme of the Wenhui Award, Innovations in School, Family and Community Collaboration for Quality Education , carries an important message: Education is everyone’s responsibility. An organic agriculture project in the Philippines and a community learning centre in Thailand, the co
The International Access to Info Day on 28 September featured the exhibition launch ‘Internet Universality Beyond Words’ and a debate on artistic and Internet freedoms in Bangkok. Artists, film directors and UNESCO Communication and Culture experts came together to share the challenges and
This is your chance to speak up and make an impact on how UNESCO and the world will implement ESD in the future! Issues such as poverty, inequality, health and climate must be urgently addressed in order to build a sustainable world for both current and future generations. Education for Sustainable
It’s a hot afternoon in Savannakhet, Laos. While summer is about to give way to the rainy season, it’s doing its best to remind the residents of this small city that it won’t go out gently. Outside the Savannakhet Primary Protection Center, six young local researchers, all of whom are no older than
The 2018 Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting of National Commissions for UNESCO, co-organized by the Korean National Commission for UNESCO and the UNESCO Bangkok Office, took place from 19 to 21 September in Gyeongju, Republic of Korea. It was the first time that Secretaries-General and staff from