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.
Blended learning – the deliberate combination of online learning with face-to-face classroom-based learning – is opening new educational opportunities for students across the Asia-Pacific. With generous support from the Shenzhen Funds-in-Trust , UNESCO Bangkok developed a new online self-assessment
Lifelong learning (LLL) is a process that integrated one’s life and learning altogether. LLL applies to people of all ages in all contexts, including formal and/or non-formal schools, workplaces, homes, and communities to continue learning and improving his or her knowledge, skills, and competencies
In the rural villages of Maharashtra state in western India where Manisha Gangode lives, girls’ movements are restricted. They are not allowed to roam around or speak to boys. Many young girls are forced, long before they are adults, to marry a boy of her parents’ choosing. However, as part of a
When the fisherfolk community of Cadiz City in Negros Occidental was first approached by the Philippine Normal University Visayas (PNU Visayas), they resisted. The university wanted to provide aid, but not in the way most were used to: it was not food, nor money – it was education. “If you’re not
In early June, Myanmar unveiled two policies on environmental management and climate change strategy meant to contribute to a more sustainable future. In addition to fast-paced economic change and development, Myanmar is also feeling the negative effects of a changing climate. Although it is nowhere