UNESCO Bangkok

UNESCO Bangkok promotes international co-operation, sets standards and disseminates information in the fields of education, the natural sciences, the social and human sciences, culture and communication in the Asia and Pacific region.

The mandate of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is the promotion of peace and human development through its operational strategies in education, science, culture and communication and information.

UNESCO programmes focus on promoting education for all; supporting the expression of cultural identities; protecting and enhancing the world's natural heritage; engaging in a new social contract between science and society at all levels; developing and promoting social policies; promoting the free flow of information, press freedom and the development of a pluralistic media; and strengthening communication capacities in developing countries.