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.
A language is more than just a means of communication. It's also a way of seeing and understanding our world. Every language on our planet comprises a unique microcosm of beliefs, practices and customs that connects its speakers to their collective past. But today, 43% of them are at risk of being
Information and knowledge have significant impacts on people’s lives. The sharing of information and knowledge particularly through Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) has the power to transform economies and societies. A workshop on Measuring Digital Transformation in Thailand was
UNESCO recognizes young people as drivers of change and seeks to work with individuals and youth-organizations as partners. In its Operational Strategy on Youth 2014—2021, UNESCO focuses on three types of youth engagement: 1) promote youth participation in decision making and public policy, 2)
The Memory of the World (MoW) Register, one of the most publicly visible aspects of the Programme, is a key element at the international, regional and national level. The MoW Register is an integral part of the General Guidelines of the Memory of the World Programme, first published in 1995 and then