Improving the reliability of information online
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.
Our Mission and Strategic Objectives
Ensure quality equitable and inclusive education and promote lifelong learning
Protect the environment through science, local knowledge and values of respect for Ocean and Biodiversity
Encourage Open Science and the free flow of ideas, while developing ethical standards of AI and Neurosciences
Build inclusive societies by promoting respect & tolerance, fight against racism, hate speech & stereotypes
Combat mis / disinformation & conspiracies theories, Defend Press Freedom and the safety of journalists
Enhance the protection and promotion of cultural heritage
It is in the minds of men and women that the defences of peace must be constructed.
in 117 countries as part of the UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs network
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.