United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)



  • Organization TypeFunding Agencies
  • Staff5001-10,000
  • Development BudgetOver 500 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1946
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 WE 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 WE 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 WE ARE 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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Job openings over the past year

62Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Consultant: Supervision of Small Works
  • Programme Associate

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


  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • research & development
  • education
  • economic policy


  • ec
  • world bank group
  • commonwealth secretariat
  • ford foundation


  • united states
  • thailand
  • rwanda
  • australia
  • pakistan


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

Contact United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Current staff

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  • Eric Falt
    Director, Sector for External Relations and Public Information
    +33 (0) 1 45 68 13 25
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Former staff

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