Thematic Areas of Action

UNESCO Dakar covers the Organization's five main areas of actions.


UNESCO's Regional Office for Education in Africa works to improve education through technical assistance, policy advice, capacity-building and advocacy.

Natural Sciences

UNESCO Dakar works to mobilize science knowledge and promote policies for sustainable development.

Social & Human Sciences

The Social and Human Sciences Sector supports the development of knowledge, standards and intellectual cooperation to facilitate social transformations based on the universal values of justice, freedom and human dignity.


The Culture Sector in UNESCO Dakar focus on preserving and promoting cultural heritage as well as intercultural and interfaith dialogue.

Communication & Information

UNESCO Dakar's work in the field of Communication and Information aims to foster free flow of ideas and universal access to information.

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