Our Vision

The vision of UNESCO New Delhi Office is to contribute to building peaceful, sustainable, democratic, inclusive knowledge societies in South Asia that secures human rights, gender equality and equity and celebrates diversity.

Our Mission

We are committed to supporting South Asia sub-region to attain Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We promote sub-regional cooperation to strengthen peace and sustainable development by upholding respect for common values, diversity, social cohesion, gender equality and human rights through our core competences in education, sciences, culture, communication and information.

Strategic Direction 

  • Enhance South Asia sub-regional activities by promoting South-South and South-North cooperation.
  • Strengthen inter-sectoral activities – make full use of UNESCO’s comparative advantage, relevance and added-value to address the complexity of needs of the countries, societies and people.
  • Focus on vulnerable and excluded groups through generating evidence based knowledge.
  • Strengthen UNESCO’s participation in United Nations system at national level and expand strategic collaboration with other development partners and civil society.
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