Mission

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Since its inception in 1945, UNESCO through its mandate in education, the sciences, culture and communication has aimed to forge a culture of peace by fostering the generation and exchange of knowledge, including scientific knowledge, through international cooperation, capacity building and technical assistance to its Member States. It works to create the conditions for genuine dialogue between civilizations, cultures and peoples based upon mutual respect and respect for shared values. The Natural Sciences Sector contributes to UNESCO’s mission by using science to build peace, to eradicate poverty and to promote sustainable development.  

Strategy and Programme

The two overarching priorities remain: Africa and gender equality.

The two overarching objectives for the Organisation are:

  • Peace: contributing to lasting peace; and
  • Equitable and sustainable development: contributing to sustainable development and the eradication of poverty.
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