‘Contributing to peace and security by promoting collaboration among nations through education, science and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, for the rule of law and for the human rights and fundamental freedoms….’
Who we are
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, is a specialised international agency that was founded in 1945. Through its activities within the fields of education, social and natural science, culture and communication and information, UNESCO is actively contributing to the achievement of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations, UNESCO’s Medium-Term Strategy 2014-2020 and the 2017-2021 One Strategic Plan of the UN in Viet Nam.
Among its 50 field offices operating around the world, the UNESCO Office in Ha Noi coordinates international cooperation in the Organization’s key strategic action areas (education, sciences, culture, communication and information). UNESCO Ha Noi has supported the Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam since 1999, starting with the Education and Culture sectors and now expanding to contribute comprehensive assistance to the country in all action areas.