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.
The website for the UNESCO-Expedia Sustainable Tourism Pledge has been launched and is currently inviting hotels to sign up, committing to eliminating single-use plastic and promote local culture. This initiative is a part of the first ever collaboration between UNESCO and Expedia Group to promote
Register now. The evidence is clear. When young people have access to quality education about sexual and reproductive health, it empowers them to build safe and healthy relationships. To this end, comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) teaches students in a holistic manner, exploring the cognitive
The climate crisis and environmental degradation are among the most serious challenges facing humanity as a whole, challenges that are measured in decades but require urgent action now. This urgency is not only to preserve ecosystems and the bountiful Earth as we know it. It is for the sake of the
Can COVID-19 be prevented or cured by drinking methanol, ethanol or bleach? Is the COVID-19 pandemic a conspiracy produced by a secret laboratory? Are political actors secretly infecting their opponents with drones carrying the virus? Even if these rumours seem completely implausible, they and their
COVID-19 has had a sweeping impact on the cultural and creative industries, affecting livelihoods but also the innovation and traditions that comprise the cultural fabric of our societies. In response to this new reality, UNESCO recently launched a new publication "Culture in Crisis: Policy guide