Since 1961, UNESCO Bangkok has had a dual role as both the Regional Bureau for Education and as a Cluster Office in Asia-Pacific.
As a Regional Bureau for Education, UNESCO Bangkok provides technical expertise and assistance and serves advisory, knowledge production and sharing, monitoring and evaluation functions to assist Asia-Pacific Member States and other UNESCO field offices and antenna office in the area of education.
As a Cluster Office, UNESCO Bangkok helps implement all UNESCO programmes (education, sciences, culture and communication and information) in the “Mekong” countries – in Thailand, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Singapore, as well as in Viet Nam and Cambodia in cooperation with the country offices and antenna office.
UNESCO Bangkok has an Antenna Office established in Yangon, Myanmar. Through this office, and in collaboration with the government of Myanmar, the Organization is able to develop and implement education, culture and communication and information programmes in the country.
UNESCO Bangkok also host the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) to strengthen Member States statistical capacities in producing quality data in the areas of the UNESCO mandate.
- UNESCO Bangkok Brochure
- United Nations Development Assistance Framework for Cambodia (UNDAF) 2011-2015
- UNESCO Country Programming Document Lao PRD 2012-2015
- United Nations Partnership Framework for Thailand (UNPAF) 2012-2015
- United Nations’ One Plan Vietnam 2012-2016
- UN Strategic Framework for Myanmar 2012-2015
- UNESCO Country Planning Document Myanmar 2013-2015
The Mom Luang Pin Malakul Centenary Building, in which UNESCO Bangkok and the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) share offices, is conveniently located on the corner of Sukhumvit Road Soi 40 and is within walking distance from Thonglor BTS Skytrain station.
Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education
Mom Luang Pin Malakul Centenary Building
920 Sukhumvit Road