• Toitū te māramatanga, Toitū te ora, Toitū te whenua
  • 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.

Imagining Decolonised Cities winners

IDC winners

Students from Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngā Mokopuna in Wellington were the under 18 winners of the Imagining Decolonised Cities contest, supported by our last round of contestable funding.  Watch the video

Seeking Youth Reference Group members

could you be The next youth voice for unesco

Are you passionate about peace and social justice? The National Commission is currently recruiting additional Youth Reference Group members. Read More

Promoting global citizenship

Scarlett Parkes

Year 13 student Scarlett Parkes from Auckland co-authored an International Youth White Paper on Global Citizenship. Read More

Global Ocean Science Report

Oceans Report1

Learn more about the current status of ocean science around the world in this inaugural UNESCO report. Read More