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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN). Its purpose is to contribute peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the UN Charter.

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Latest publications on this Web site:

UNESCO Director-General receives Honorary Graduate Degree from King’s College London
¤ z.dufour@unesco.org ¤ 25 October 2017
On 25 October, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, was honored to receive the Honorary Graduate Degree, Doctor of Laws, from King’s College London, at the invitation of Professor Edward Byrne, President and Principal of King’s College London, on behalf of the (...) read more

UNESCO Director-General convenes special senior management meeting to examine contingency plan in the face of protracted financial crisis
¤ z.dufour@unesco.org ¤ 20 June 2017
On 20 June, 2017, the Director-General convened a special senior management meeting in order to discuss the protracted critical financial situation faced by the Organization as a result of the current shortfall in cash flow, stemming from the non-payment of major contributors to the (...) read more

Second Meeting of the UNESCO Task Force on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
¤ z.dufour@unesco.org ¤ 29 October 2016
On 28 October, the Director-General, Irina Bokova, opened the second meeting of the UNESCO Task Force on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. read more

Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations System commends UNESCO’s results
¤ z.dufour@unesco.org ¤ 22 September 2016
The Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations System (JIU) has recently published a “Review of the acceptance and implementation of the JIU recommendations by UNESCO”, indicating that UNESCO is one of the top performers among 28 JIU (...) read more

Director-General welcomes UNESCO’s young professionals
¤ z.dufour@unesco.org ¤ 14 September 2016
On Tuesday 13 September 2016, Director-General, Irina Bokova, met with the sixteen successful candidates from the UNESCO Young Professionals Programme (YPP) to discuss their role in the future of the Organization and the importance of young people in supporting the Organization's innovation and (...) read more

Director-General met members of UNESCO Oversight Advisory Committee
¤ z.dufour@unesco.org ¤ 7 July 2016
On 29 June 2016, the Director-General met with the members of the UNESCO Oversight Advisory Committee (OAC). The OAC is a standing committee, comprising external independent experts, that advises the Director-General in fulfilling her oversight responsibilities. The Committee also reports (...) read more

Director-General opens 1st meeting of the UNESCO Task Force on the 2030 Agenda
¤ a.trujillo-fernandez@unesco.org ¤ 1 July 2016
On 29 June, at UNESCO’s Headquarters in Paris, the Director-General, Ms Irina Bokova, opened the first meeting of the UNESCO Task Force on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, where she highlighted the important role of the Task Force in ensuring sharp, effective and coordinated support (...) read more

UNESCO puts the implementation of the 2030 Agenda at the heart of the Consultation for the next Programme and Budget
¤ c.piro@unesco.org ¤ 27 June 2016
UNESCO has launched the consultations for the next programme and budget with the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as the priority. UNESCO will make full use of its multidisciplinary approach and several important steps already been (...) read more

UNESCO strengthens its Institute for Statistics to implement 2030 Agenda
¤ c.piro@unesco.org ¤ 27 June 2016
On 3 June, the Director-General of UNESCO made a presentation of the role and future of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics in the implementation of 2030 Agenda. She mentioned that UNESCO will develop the activities of its Institute for Statistics to reinforce the capacities of follow-up, (...) read more

UNESCO strengthens its Institute for Statistics to implement 2030 Agenda
¤ c.piro@unesco.org ¤ 27 June 2016
On 3 June, the Director-General of UNESCO made a presentation of the role and future of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics in the implementation of 2030 Agenda. She mentioned that UNESCO will develop the activities of its Institute for Statistics to reinforce the capacities of follow-up, (...) read more


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