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The images are classified according to theme: Education, Science, Social Science, Culture and Communication. Under the theme "UNESCO" we have regrouped the photos taken at Headquarters, in our Field Offices, in our Institutes around the world. The collection includes historical and contemporary material, gathered throughout the years of the Organization's activity. The first images date back to the birth of UNESCO, in 1945. We constantly add new photos.

To search for images that interest you: select a region of the world and a country and/or select a theme and a sub-theme. Fill in the "year" field if you are looking for pictures of an event the date of which you know. You can also enter a word from the caption of the photo you are looking for in the "key word" field. Click on "search": the thumbnails corresponding to your search will appear on the screen in low resolution. The most recent photos appear first. The less recent photos and the photos without a date appear last.

To see the information pertaining to a photo click on the magnifying glass under the thumbnail. Add each photo that corresponds to your needs to your "basket" by clicking on the “basket” icon under the thumbnail. You can see your selection by clicking on the word "basket” to the top right hand side of the screen. When your selection is finished, fill in all the fields of the form at the right hand side of the “basket screen” and click on "order basket". Your order will automatically be sent to the address When your selection is finished, fill in all the fields of the form at the right hand side of the screen and click on "order". Your order will automatically be sent to photobank@unesco.organd confirmed. Our photo service will deliver your order to you as soon as possible.

Photobank is a tool made available to all those who are interested in UNESCO' ideals and programmes. It does not reflect the Organisation's opinion on the political, social, economic or cultural aspects of the subjects covered.