Equity and Inclusive Education

Education transforms lives and is at the heart of UNESCO’s mission to build peace, eradicate poverty and drive sustainable development.
Education for sustainable development (ESD)
Last update: 20 March 2023

UNESCO believes that education is a human right for all throughout life and that access must be matched by quality. 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.

ICT in Education

Technology can facilitate universal access to education, bridge learning divides and support teachers.

ESD and Global Citizenship Education

Global Citizenship Education enables youth to address social challenges.

Higher Education

UNESCO Almaty conducts research, builds capacity, and shares lessons learned with partners in Central Asia.

Education for health and well-being

UNESCO supports the contribution of national education sectors to ending AIDS and promoting better health.

Lifelong Learning for All

UNESCO offers expertise in the management of education systems to provide lifelong learning for all.

Preventing Violent Extremism

No one is born a violent extremist – they are made and fueled.

Technical and Vocational Education and Training

Technical and Vocational Education and Training connects education and the world of work.

ICT-enabled STEM and VET education project in Tajikistan

Tajikistan has made significant efforts to ensure universal access to education.