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.
Sustainable tourism is crucial for the long-term health of Thailand’s economy and society. UNESCO Bangkok, with support from World Heritage Centre and Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (DASTA), has organized a three-day online workshop to introduce the Visitor Management
Open access to documentary heritage is essential to preserve, promote and raise awareness about our past and how we came to be where we are today. At the same time, open access also must be promoted with a respect for and understanding of copyright issues. From 25 September to 16 October 2020, in
Radio is a powerful medium for celebrating humanity, reaching out to the widest audience across the world. Over the past 110 years, radio has been tracking developments in our societies and adapting services appropriately. As the world changes, so does radio. During the COVID-19 pandemic, for
On 1 February 2021, Afghanistan will become the 11th State Party to ratify the Asia-Pacific Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education, known as the Tokyo Convention. This historic step marks another important milestone for increased learner access to fair and transparent
The Russian Federation is the 10th State Party to ratify the Asia-Pacific Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education, known as the Tokyo Convention. After UNESCO received the instrument of accession, the Convention entered into force in the Russian Federation on 1 January