Travel grants offered for Pacific journalism educators to attend 2016 World Journalism Education Congress

Applications are now open for the 
UNESCO Youth Reference Group

UNESCO Recognises Dunedin Creativity

Dunedin’s creativity has received international recognition with its designation by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as a Creative City of Literature.

International Year of Light


2015 was declared by UN resolution (A/RES/68/221) to be the International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies (IYL2015) - Read more.

Looking Beyond Disaster Toolkit

Looking Beyond Disaster

Based on the Looking Beyond Disaster UNESCO Youth Forum series that began in Christchurch in 2011, the LBD Toolkit was created to support young people who want to enhance the disaster resilience of their communities.

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Marking UNESCO's seventh decade

unesco 70th

On 16 November, UNESCO will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the adoption of its constitution.  Education Minister Hekia Parata spoke during a recent event at Parliament, marking UNESCO’s seventh decade supporting education, science and culture...  Read More