Overview of the Regional Office
Mission and Vision
Guided by the principles of cultural diversity and human dignity and in collaboration with its partners, governments and institutions, the regional office seeks to advocate for and build countries’ capacity for
- the provision of universal access to quality basic education and expanded access to pre-basic, post-basic and continuing education;
- the development and application of scientific and technological knowledge for social development;
- the promotion of cultural diversity and the preservation of the world’s cultural heritage;
- the expansion of access to information and communication technologies.
Through the regional office UNESCO undertakes these actions in the regional by focusing on poverty reduction, HIV/AIDS prevention and the mitigation of its impacts, especially among women and young people.Back to top