• Organization TypeFunding Agencies
  • Staff5001-10,000
  • Development BudgetOver 500 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1946

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

UNESCO works to create the conditions for dialogue among civilizations, cultures and peoples, based upon respect for commonly shared values. It is through this dialogue that the world can achieve global visions of sustainable development encompassing observance of human rights, mutual respect and the alleviation of poverty, all of which are at the heart of UNESCO’S mission and activities. The broad goals and concrete objectives of the international community – as set out in the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – underpin all UNESCO’s strategies and activities. Thus UNESCO’s unique competencies in education, the sciences, culture and communication and information contribute towards the realization of those goals. UNESCO’s mission is to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information. The Organization focuses, in particular, on two global priorities: - Africa - Gender equality And on a number of overarching objectives: - Attaining quality education for all and lifelong learning - Mobilizing science knowledge and policy for sustainable development - Addressing emerging social and ethical challenges - Fostering cultural diversity, intercultural dialogue and a culture of peace - Building inclusive knowledge societies through information and communication WHO THEY ARE UNESCO has 193 Member States and seven Associate Member States. It is governed by the General Conference and the Executive Board. The Secretariat, headed by the Director-General, implements the decisions of these two bodies. HOW THEY WORK The General Conference establishes the Organization's goals and priorities every two years and sets the budget. The Executive Board meets twice a year to follow programme implementation. WHERE THEY WORK UNESCO has its headquarters in Paris. It is housed in an outstanding, Modernist building inaugurated in 1958 and recently renovated. The Organization also has more than 50 field offices around the world.
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Examples of past jobs

  • Individual Consultant: Learning Discontinuity Project Manager
    Canada
  • Individual Consultant: Financial Performance and Planning Systems Redesign
    France
  • Individual Consultant: Sector-wide Planning, Funding and Reporting Systems Study
    Worldwide
  • Individual Consultant: Evaluation of the Strategic Positioning of Intergovernmental Oceanographic...
    France

Staff at United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have experience in

Sectors

  • development
  • education
  • education policy
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • market research

Funders

  • world bank group
  • commonwealth secretariat
  • goal global

Countries

  • myanmar
  • morocco
  • united states
  • japan
  • philippines

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Experience

Contract Awards

Company Offices

  • China
  • Beijing
  • Cuba
  • Havana
  • Calzada 551 – Esq. a D, El Vedado
  • 10400
  • Ecuador
  • Quito
  • Veintimilla E9-53 entre Plaza y Tamayo
  • Egypt
  • Cairo
  • 8 Abdel-Rahman Fahmay Street, Garden City
  • Georgia 11541
  • France (headquarters)
  • Paris
  • 7, place de Fontenoy
  • Ile de France 75352
  • Gabon
  • Libreville
  • Bâtiment N°6, Cité de la Démocratie
  • B.P. 2183
  • Ghana
  • Accra
  • 8, Mankralo Street - East Cantonment P.O. Box CT
  • India
  • New Delhi
  • UNESCO House B-5/29, Safdarjung Enclave
  • 110 029
  • Kenya
  • Nairobi
  • P. O. Box 30592
  • Lebanon
  • Beirut
  • P.O. Box 11-5244
  • Mali
  • Bamako
  • Hamdallaye ACI 2000 (behind Hotel Massaley)
  • B.P. E 1763
  • Russian Federation
  • Moscow
  • Bolshoi Levshinsky per., 15, bld. 2
  • 119034
  • Samoa
  • Apia
  • P.O. Box 615, Matautu-Uta
  • Tanzania
  • Dar es Salaam
  • Thailand
  • Bangkok
  • Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education Mom Luang Pin Malakul Centenary Building 920 Sukhumvit Road Prakanong, Klongtoey
  • 10110
  • Zimbabwe
  • Harare
  • 8 Kenilworth Road, Newlands P.O. Box HG 435, Highlands