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.
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
Are you empowering young people to be active participants in the green economy? Are you working on supporting youth to take action on climate issues in ASEAN? Do you have experiences to share with others? Do you have a story to tell about your own experiences in training, hosting or supporting young
The challenges presented by the 4th Industrial Revolution and related job uncertainties require new ways of thinking. A world driven by the Internet of Things, big data, cloud computing, biotechnology, and artificial intelligence has blurred the boundaries between physical, digital and human
UNESCO and Expedia Group have signed a global agreement to promote sustainable tourism and heritage conservation through an industry-first Sustainable Tourism Pledge whose pilot phase will be launched in Thailand this year before going global. It is the first collaboration between UNESCO and a
Audiovisual materials, such as film, video, audio and digital files, are important carriers for recording people’s collective memories and also precious resources for future generations to understand historical facts. Over the past few decades, we regrettably have witnessed losses of audiovisual