About us

UNESCO and the German Commission for UNESCO
Außenansicht der Deutschen UNESCO-Kmmission

UNESCO and the German Commission for UNESCO

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High-quality, inclusive and equitable education for all. Culture and nature - preserving heritage, promoting diversity and sustainability. Creating, disseminating and sharing knowledge.

Fields of work

Inclusive and equitable quality education for all
Kinder sitzen in einer Bibliothek an Computern

Education

Inclusive and equitable quality education for all

Education is the key to individual and social development. It is essential for personal development and a fulfilled life. Education is a condition for sustainable development.
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Preserving cultural and natural heritage - promoting diversity and sustainability
Kunstinstallation im Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin

Culture and nature

Preserving cultural and natural heritage - promoting diversity and sustainability

Cultural and natural heritage sites, cultural landscapes, skills, knowledge, traditions and documents reflect the wealth of human life and experiences.
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Creating, disseminating and sharing knowledge
Das Parthenon of books auf der Documenta in Kassel

Knowledge

Creating, disseminating and sharing knowledge

Knowledge and information shape the lives of all people worldwide and change societies. Knowledge and information contribute to a dignified human development only if it emerges on the basis of a free social order and if it influences decision-making.
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