The Canadian Commission for UNESCO actively advances UNESCO’s mandate to contribute to peace and security by promoting collaboration among nations through education, the natural, social and human sciences, culture and communication and information. The Commission works as an autonomous forum of consultation and reflection to encourage and motivate governments, individuals and organizations at all levels of society to participate in and contribute to UNESCO’s work in its mandated fields.

UNESCO is the lead agency of the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development.  The Decade aims at integrating the principles, values, and practices of sustainable development into all aspects of education and learning.

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