The Education sector of UNESCO focuses on six programmes:
UNESCO places ethics and human rights at the centre of its action
Culture is who we are and what shapes our identity. Culture contributes to poverty reduction and paves the way for a human-centred, inclusive and equitable development. No development can be sustainable without it.
Placing culture at the heart of development policies constitutes an essential investment in the world's future and a precondition to successful globalization processes that take into account the principle of cultural diversity.