Overview of the UNESCO Office in Rabat

Cluster Office to Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia. Created in 1991, is a Cluster Office representing UNESCO in Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia. Within the frame of the new decentralization policy, the Field Office is called to be the main axis of UNESCO’s intervention in this region.

The Office covers all the domains of expertise of the Organization, that is, Education, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Culture and Communication.

In particular, the Office has for mission:

  • to contribute to the setting up and reinforcement of institutions dedicated to heritage preservation and the sharing of knowledge.
  • to help Member States to devise national policies to achieve the objectives in all UNESCO’s domains.
  • to promote the ideals of the organization, peace, democracy and human rights, through the sharing of knowledge.

In order to carry through these tasks, the Office looks forward to work together with the Member States, the National Commissions for UNESCO, the regional and international Organizations, the UN System, Development Agencies, NGOs and other representatives from the civil society.

 

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