Education transforms lives
Education transforms lives and is at the heart of UNESCO’s mission to build peace, eradicate poverty and drive sustainable development. It is a human right for all throughout life. The Organization is the only United Nations agency with a mandate to cover all aspects of education. It has been entrusted to lead the Global Education 2030 Agenda through Sustainable Development Goal 4.
UNESCO provides global and regional leadership in education, strengthens education systems worldwide and responds to contemporary global challenges through education with gender equality as an underlying principle. Its work encompasses quality educational development from pre-school to higher education and beyond.
Commitments to transforming education
Commitments from 133 countries and launch of 6 global initiatives at the 2022 Transforming Education Summit
Roadmap setting out key transitions to make higher education more inclusive, open and democratic
Framework for action linking adult learning with the challenges of sustainability and rapid technological advances
Education starts early: A day at UNESCO’s preschool
Veterinarian. Firefighter. Auditor. Doctor. Children at UNESCO’s nursery and club in Paris, France share their desires and experiences in a candid exchange with Stefania Giannini, Assistant Director-General for Education. All young children need safe, stimulating and nurturing environments to flourish.
Leading and monitoring education
Education transforms lives. Every day around the globe. This playlist shows UNESCO’s action in education and our vision for the future of learning.
UNESCO Prizes on education
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