Natural Sciences

Coastal livelihoods in the Pacific © Denis Chang Seng

Science for a Sustainable Future

UNESCO’s Natural Sciences Sector aims to mobilize scientific and traditional knowledge to find sustainable solutions to the economic, social and environmental challenges faced in the Pacific today. It does this through a range of intergovernmental and international programmes. 


Areas of work include: 

The Natural Sciences programme also serves as the focal point for UNESCO’s work on Small Islands Developing States (SIDS).

You can find out more about UNESCO's global work on the natural and basic sciences here.


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