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UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation


Seat: Paris, France
Founded: 1945
Member States: 190
Aims: Laboratory of ideas and a standard-setter to forge universal agreements on emerging ethical issues. The Organization also serves as a clearinghouse - that disseminates and shares information and knowledge - while helping Member States to build their human and institutional capacities in diverse fields. In short, UNESCO promotes international co-operation among its 190 Member States and six Associate Members in the fields of education, science, culture and communication.

The Czech Republic is a member of UNESCO since 22nd February 1993.

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UNESCO/Czech Republic Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme – Academic Year 2014-2015


In order to promote human resource capacities in the developing countries and to enhance friendship among peoples of the world, the Government of the Czech Republic has placed at the disposal of… more ►

Learning with mobile technologies


How can mobile technologies advance literacy for all, especially in countries that are “book-poor but mobile-rich”? How can they support teachers’ professional development to improve education… more ►

The safety of journalists: Why should you care?


More than 600 journalists and media workers have been killed in the last ten years. In other words, on average every week a journalist loses his or her life for bringing news and information to… more ►

World Teachers' Day 2012: Take a stand for teachers!


“Take a stand for teachers!” is the slogan of World Teachers’ Day 2012 (5 October) which UNESCO is celebrating along with its partners, the International Labour Organization, UNDP, UNICEF and… more ►