UNESCO's global priorities are Africa and Gender Equality. As such, UNESCO and development partners are attentive to 54 African countries with a stronger and better-targeted strategy. The African Renaissance is underway, with the adoption of the African Union Agenda 2063 and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development paving the ground for the African Economic Community. To this end, regional communities are consolidating ties.
Commited to peace and sustainable development in Africa
UNESCO in Africa
UNESCO and its partners endeavours in Africa to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
- 210 programmes
- 54 countries
- 16 offices
- 2 institutes
- 70 years of expertise
In Tanzania, 77% of women compared to 86% of men own a mobile phone, according to the 2019 Mobile Gender Gap Report by the GSM.
Through this partnership, over 600 women and girls with disabilities have been capacitated on GBV and SRHR increasing the number of empowered women and girls with disabilities in communities.