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.
Access to authoritative information is critical to ensure fair recognition of educational qualifications. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic these issues have become even more important. Under the authority of the Tokyo Convention, a new portal on recognition has been launched by the Asia
UNESCO launches worldwide consultations on the preparation of the Global Action Plan of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages (IDIL 2022 – 2032). Today, UNESCO is launching an online survey for the preparation of the Global Action Plan of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages
In response to COVID-19, the Asia Indigenous Youth Platform (AIYP), the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), and UNESCO Bangkok are supporting 11 projects that are providing sustainable solutions for indigenous communities throughout South and Southeast Asia. All of the projects are conceived of
While the media environment in each country is unique, there are many lessons about safeguarding press freedom that journalists from Myanmar and Indonesia can share – including self-regulation in lieu of government control. This was the consensus agreed by members of the Myanmar Press Council (MPC)
Collectively, we face significant gaps when it comes to ensuring universal access to well-functioning ecosystems to support the delivery of quality online and blended learning programmes. The fundamental enablers, both internally and externally, are simply not present in many countries to make