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.
Across the Asia-Pacific region, 23 million teenagers aged between 15 and 19 are already married, and in 2019 alone, there were an estimated 3.7 million births to 15 -19-year-old girls in the region, most in the context of early marriage. The minimum age at which a young person can legally get
The Asia and the Pacific Youth as Researchers regional teams, each with its set research compass assessing the impacts of Covid 19 from different angles, have come to agree on how detrimental those impacts are on youth. Those negative impacts include the lack of accessibility to mental health
Numbers tell the truth – there is a big gender divide in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning. According to recent researches of the World Economic Forum and WIRED, only 22% of AI professionals and 12% of researchers in the machine learning and AI field globally are women
Modern technology allows almost everyone to record what is happening in real time. It is important to document the violence and brutality taking place in Myanmar, to be able to hold perpetrators accountable. One question, however, is whether this goal is served when we like or share graphic images