Prizes and Celebrations

UNESCO Brasilia Office usually promotes national events in partnership with various organizations to celebrate the International Days, Years and Decades proclaimed by the General Assembly of the United Nations in order to mark important aspects of human life and history. The Office and its partners also promote national or international prizes in the areas of UNESCO mandate.

UNESCO International Prizes

UNESCO promotes international prizes to reward international outstanding efforts made in the themes of UNESCO's mandate: Education, Natural Sciences, Social and Human Sciences, Culture, Communication and Information, and Peace. 

United Nations International Years

UNESCO participates in the celebration of the following International Years proclaimed by the General Assembly of the United Nations:

United Nations International Days

The United Nations General Assembly designates a number of "International Days" to mark important aspects of human life and history. UNESCO, in particular, only observes the days by which the United Nations designates it as the leading agency.

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