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.
13 September 2019, Phuket, Thailand , the three-day WESTPAC Training Workshop on “Delivering Ocean Forecasting Services for Coral Reef Conservation” wrapped up with the promise of further collaboration and data-sharing for advancing the existing SEAGOOS ocean forecasting system to develop early
An Amazonian shaman searches for a sacred plant with two scientists; a spiritual master who converses with nature appears and reappears like a ghost in different regions of the Cordilleras Mountains; and a Nahuatl family struggles as they prepare to honour the death of a family member. These are
“Today, free, pluralistic, independent and safe journalism is under unprecedented stress,” said Misako Ito, Regional Adviser for Communication and Information, while presenting the Internet Universality Assessment Framework at the 3rd session of the Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway Steering
5-8 November, 2019, Republic of Korea: To support the preservation and access to the rich documentary heritage, including digital heritage, held in libraries, archives, museums and private collections from across the Asia-Pacific, Africa, and Latin America and the Caribbean, the UNESCO
Imagine you are a young person studying in a small rural town – what would be your response if someone said: “You should join the United Nations” or “Consider an international role”? Rather than being excited, you might just think “impossible”. “I guess no one will deny the benefits of reaching out,