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.
Global production of plastics has increased 20-fold since the 1960s, reaching 359 million tonnes in 2018. By 2050, plastics production will account for 20% of total oil consumption, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Ten rivers carry more than 90% of the plastic waste that ends up in the
Radio is a powerful medium as well as a symbol of humanity and diversity with the power to bring people and communities from all backgrounds together. In recognition of that role, on 13 February UNESCO in partnership with multimedia broadcaster Voice of Vietnam (VOV) is celebrating the 9th edition
We want to hear from you. The adoption of the Incheon Declaration at the World Education Forum in May 2015 and the Education 2030 Framework for Action in November 2015 signalled the crucial need for governments, the international community and other key partners to work together towards “ensuring
In war-torn Marawi City in the Philippines, a group of young people personally affected by the past conflict work with displaced persons in their community to produce traditional handicrafts; in Myanmar, an undergraduate student provides a market for women in her hometown to produce and sell