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Improving the reliability of information online

Digital platforms have been used as vectors for disinformation, hate speech, conspiracy theories and other content potentially harmful to democracy and human rights.
On 21-23 February, UNESCO convenes a global conference to provide guidelines for regulating digital platforms.

Protecting Biodiversity calls for Sharing Humanity

Our Lives depend on biodiversity, and today biodiversity depends on us. To protect, restore and preserve, we must share science, knowledge, best practices and bring out the best of who we are as human beings. This is UNESCO's call for #SharingHumanity. 

War in Ukraine

UNESCO is scaling up the delivery of emergency support to people across Ukraine in its fields of competencies.

Revive the Spirit of Mosul

Data

As a knowledge-based organization, UNESCO publishes global data and scientific information to guide public policies. UNESCO Institute for statistics produces a wide range of indicators in the fields of education, science, culture, communication and information.
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Our Vision

Since wars begin in the minds of men and women, it is in the minds of men and women that peace must be built. UNESCO uses education, science, culture, communication and information to foster mutual understanding and respect for our planet. We work to strengthen the intellectual and moral solidarity of humankind and bring out the best in our shared humanity.