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.
An estimated 250 million children younger than 5 in low and middle-income countries are at risk of not reaching their potential due to stunting, poverty and disadvantage. That statistic highlights a shocking dereliction of duty owed to the most vulnerable children – yet experience has shown that
After 50 years of isolation, Myanmar is today transitioning to a market-based economy with a strong potential for inclusive growth. Although the country has already undertaken a series of reforms, high youth unemployment still poses a daunting challenge and young people still lack the essential
BANGKOK, 30 May 2018 – On the very first day of school, a child could already face serious, even insurmountable, challenges to access quality education. As the 3rd Asia-Pacific Regional Policy Forum on Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) and 2018 Asia-Pacific Regional Early Childhood
Call for nomination: Wenhui (文 晖) Award 2018 - Innovations in School, Family and Community Collaboration for Quality Education In 2013, UNESCO raised an alarm about the learning crisis. This is also the theme in the World Development Report 2018: Worldwide, hundreds of millions of children reach
The land and cultures of South-East Asia transform over the eons – and you have a front-row seat in meeting the characters, uncovering artefacts and facing challenges in the countries that now make up ASEAN. That experience is offered by a new, student-designed app that is meant to change how we see