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International Education Day 2023 - Education is a universal human right

International Education Day 2023 - Education is a universal human right

The right to education is a human right - nevertheless it is violated worldwide. UNESCO is dedicating the International Education Day 2023 (24…
UNESCO celebrates the International Decade of Indigenous Languages

UNESCO celebrates the International Decade of Indigenous Languages

On Tuesday 13 December UNESCO will celebrate the International Decade of Indigenous Languages (2022-2032). UNESCO will highlight a ten-year action…
World education leaders call for environment education and digital access to be part of learning for all

World education leaders call for environment education and digital access to be part of learning for all

The High-Level Steering Committee on Sustainable Development Goal 4 on education, convened by UNESCO, called on countries to adopt new indicators…
Workshop in Linz: Intangible cultural heritage as an educational tool

Workshop in Linz: Intangible cultural heritage as an educational tool

From 24-25 November 2022, five selected teams of bearers of intangible cultural heritage and teachers from ASPnet Austria met for a joint workshop in…
Dominic Ellwardt is new Youth Representative of the Austrian Commission for UNESCO

Dominic Ellwardt is new Youth Representative of the Austrian Commission for UNESCO

With Dominic Ellwardt, the Austrian Commission for UNESCO found a committed and politically interested new Youth Representative. Together with Maria…
Cultural participation explained: new video for young people

Cultural participation explained: new video for young people

From hobbies to social media to going to the movies: In a video for young people, the Austrian Commission for UNESCO shows what the right to cultural…
244M children won’t start the new school year

244M children won’t start the new school year

As the new school year begins in many parts of the world, new UNESCO data shows that 244 million children and youth between the ages of 6 and 18…
Transforming Education Pre-Summit

Transforming Education Pre-Summit

What are the key elements for transforming education in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? More than 150 education ministers…
Right to Lifelong Learning – International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VII)

Right to Lifelong Learning – International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VII)

With the adoption of the Marrakech Framework for Action at the Seventh International Conference on Adult Education on 17 June 2022, representatives of…
Leaving No Child Behind – Global Report on boys’ disengagement from education

Leaving No Child Behind – Global Report on boys’ disengagement from education

Equal education opportunities benefit both girls and boys and the broader society. While girls continue to face severe disadvantages and inequalities…
2021 International Day of the Girl

2021 International Day of the Girl

"Digital generation. Our generation: Learning in the era of COVID-19"The gender digital divide has meant that many girls have missed out on…
Youth Representative for the Austrian Commission for UNESCO 2019

Youth Representative for the Austrian Commission for UNESCO 2019

As of April 2019, the Austrian Commission for UNESCO has its first Youth Representative ‒ in addition to the Youth Advisory Board, the Youth…
Youth Advisory Panel of the Austrian Commission for UNESCO

Youth Advisory Panel of the Austrian Commission for UNESCO

In order to further strengthen the role of young people in the Austrian Commission for UNESCO, a youth advisory panel was set up in spring 2006.
Youth and UNESCO

Youth and UNESCO

UNESCO’s youth policy is based on the conviction that young people are key partners in the fulfilment of UNESCO’s mission: Enshrining peace in the…
Arts education

Arts education

Arts education covers both the creative development of individuals as well as an understanding of regional and international art and culture. It is a…