As the only United Nations agency with a mandate to cover all aspects of education, UNESCO has been entrusted to lead the Global Education 2030 Agenda through Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4.
The UNESCO New Delhi Office works to advance quality and equitable education and lifelong learning opportunities for all, through the provision of capacity development, policy advice and technical support to Bhutan, India, Maldives and Sri Lanka.
For 2022-2023, the UNESCO New Delhi Office will uphold the right to education for all, build education systems that are resilient and responsive to contemporary challenges, and contribute to eliminate exclusion and marginalization in education.
The Office will support quality data, policies and legislation; help to improve teaching and learning practices that advance gender equality in and through education; and continue to provide evidence-based policy advice on use of ICTs and to expand it to include applications of Artificial Intelligence in Education, and enable future forms of learning. In promoting the Organization's unique approach of intersectoral collaboration, the UNESCO New Delhi Office will champion the transformative power of education to equip learners to engage with the world as responsible global citizens and contribute to peaceful, healthy and sustainable societies.