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Priority Africa: Social and Human Sciences

Women selling mango and sweet potato jam at the food processing shop in Bantantinnting, Senegal. © UN /E. Schneider

In the field of social and human sciences, UNESCO focuses particular in supporting African Member States in developing policies to social transformations, including in human rights, poverty eradication, the fight against racism and discrimination, gender equality, youth empowerment, migration and regional integration

Within the Management of Social Transformations (MOST) programme, emphasis is put on the building of MOST National Committees and the involvement of UNESCO Chairs and national and regional research networks.

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