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.
Young activist Lattavanh Sengdala (Kai) is a transgender woman from Vientiane who is empowering LGBTQI persons living in Lao PDR. #T4P #Together4Peace https://bangkok.unesco.org/content/t4p-youth-voices-new-perspectives-peace-asia-pacific
19 artists from 10 countries are working with UNESCO calling for safe and inclusive schools in the Asia-Pacific. More information: https://bangkok.unesco.org/content/art-campaign-sheds-light-safe-and-inclusive-schools-lgbti-students
School related violence and bullying on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity or expression (SOGIE) can undermine students’ right to education and can lead to adverse health and educational outcomes. #StrandsTogether exhibition, held in the...
A family in Thailand talks about their experience of comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) for UNESCO’s “Foundation for life and love” campaign. What does CSE mean for you? Join the conversation at #CSEandMe
RFI interview on sexuality education, in which Christopher Castle, head health and education at UNESCO, explains what’s behind the new International technical guidance on sexuality education and much more on the topic of sexuality education.
“Imagine that” examines the experience of homophobic and transphobic bullying in Asia-Pacific schools. It puts the viewer in the shoes of a young person experiencing this form of bullying, and calls for action to end school bullying and violence on the...