UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education

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URL: https://bangkok.unesco.org/

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1961 Bangkok Thailand


Established following a Resolution at 11th Session of General Conference, 1960, of B-XB3383 - UNESCO. Set up as regional office for education in 1961 and expanded to cover culture in 1976, social and human sciences in 1977, and information programmes and services in 1987. From 1995, functions as UNESCO Bangkok Office -- Bureau de l'UNESCO à Bangkok -- Oficina de la UNESCO en Bangkok.


Promote and organize activities in the fields of education, social and human sciences, culture, communication, information and informatics, including: development and reform of education at all levels from early childhood education to higher education; social sciences, human sciences and UNESCO's programme in the region related to women, human rights, peace and youth; preservation of cultural heritage, traditions and cultural identity; regional projects to facilitate access to exchange and use of information and data, including action to strengthen and develop libraries, archives and information systems.


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Office of the Director; Executive Office; Administration and Finance; Communication and Information Unit; Culture Unit; Section for Educational Innovation and Skills Development; Section for Inclusive Quality Education; Natural Sciences Unit; IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific; Social and Human Sciences Unit; Assessment, Information System, Monitoring and Statistics Unit.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



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