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UNESCO is the United Nations’ specialized agency working in the field of education. UNESCO’s core mandate is to bring education to all, based on the principle that education is a universal human right. Its close links with education ministries and other partners in 193 countries place UNESCO in a key position to press for action. UNESCO believes that education is key to social and economic development. We work for a sustainable world with just societies that value knowledge, promote a culture of peace, celebrate diversity and defend human rights.

UNESCO Tashkent Education unit activities is guided by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular SDG 4-Education 2030 agenda to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all and to support Uzbekistan in the implementation of Education sector plan and the National Action Strategy. 

UNESCO Tashkent extends its support in education system transformation through:

  • Capacity building of the Ministries of education, especially Center for Professional Education sharing good practices and expertise, providing technical support;
  • Representing a unifying platform for the partnership in the Education system support in Uzbekistan, bringing together different types of international – as well as national actors;
  • Focusing key priority areas, such as education sector policy advice, teacher training, competency based curriculum development, quality assurances, gender equality, improvement of learning outcomes in particular using ICTs as well as lifelong learning;
  • Strengthening links with UNESCO Headquarters and education institutes, regional and cluster offices’ driven initiatives, UN agencies’ joint programme to maximize the impact of its education sector support.
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