• Promoting peace and justice in New Zealand and the Pacific through education, the sciences, culture and the free exchange of ideas.
  • UNESCO New Zealand Memory of the World ensures the preservation of important documentary heritage.
  • Supporting youth representation in the community and internationally.
  • Imagine My City enables young people to become innovative and critical thinkers in sustainable development.

Holocaust Remembrance Day 

Robyn Baker speaking Holocaust commemoration web2

Robyn Baker attended her first event as Chair at the observance of United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Wellington on 27 January. Read More

Co-Beeby Fellows announced

Katie Fitzpatrick and Kat Wells

The new co-Beeby Fellows will create a mental health education teaching resource for students in Years 7-13. Read More

UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development

ESD Prize

UNESCO is seeking nominations for the 2017 UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). Read More

Project to improve water quality in Samoa

Water sampling lowres

A major project aimed at assessing and improving water quality in Samoa has been in operation this year, with support from the National Commission. Read More