The staff at UNESCO Dakar

©UNESCO - The majority of staff members at UNESCO Dakar (December 2016)

The Office comprises programme staff from all of UNESCO's five programme sectors, namely:

  • Education Sector
  • Natural Sciences Sector
  • Human and Social Sciences Sector
  • Culture Sector
  • Communication and Information Sector.


The Office houses the regional branches of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics and UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (Pole de Dakar).

The Knowledge Management Services handles all activities related to media relations, public information and knowledge sharing. It also runs the UNESCO Dakar Library, which is open to the public.

The Administrative Unit is in charge of administration, human resources and finance matters.

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