1945-2018: This book invites the reader on a fascinating photographic journey that highlights UNESCO’s work in promoting education across the world for more than seven decades. Above all, it testifies to the power of education to transform lives, build self-confidence, contribute to economic and social progress, and promote intercultural understanding.
Through this book, the reader will discover the history of UNESCO’s work in education from its foundation to its current role as global leader for the coordination of Goal 4 of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, dedicated to education.
The publication highlights the important milestones, normative advances, innovations and outstanding projects in our history, which bear witness to our humanistic vision of education. Drawing on a rich archive of photographs, some of them little known, this book illustrates the scale and diversity of UNESCO’s education programme across the globe.