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    United Nations Decades, International Days and UNESCO prizes related to Education

UNESCO is leading two United Nations’ Decades and is promoting several international days officially recognized by the United Nations.

The Organization also plays an active role in the annual Education for All Week.

    UNESCO prizes related to Education
  • The purpose of UNESCO’s Education prizes is to reward outstanding efforts in the drive to achieve quality education for all. The themes of the prizes (literacy, special needs, information and communication technologies, human rights and peace) are in conformity with UNESCO’s policies and programmes. More

    Global Action Week
    A world-wide advocacy campaign organized each year at the end of April to celebrate the anniversary of the World Education Forum held in 2000 in Dakar, Senegal. It aims to mobilize governments and the international community to keep their promise to achieve Education for All by 2015.

Quick Link to this page: http://www.unesco.org/education/en/sector

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