Reform for Innovation @ UNESCO

To better serve Member States. To sharpen delivery. To strengthen accountability. UNESCO is reforming to drive three axes: Innovating Programmes, Changing Working Methods, Leading in the UN. This is reform to perform, to take forward the new global agenda for human rights, sustainable development and lasting peace.

The tools presented here provide a guide to innovation efforts across the board. Browse the Reform Navigator, navigate through the Timeline, they will be updated and enriched regularly. This is a space to share content and ideas, to meet with the professionals and UNESCO staff who are driving innovation.

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Director-General Message on Reform and Innovation @UNESCO

Watch the Director-General’s message on the occasion of the launch of the new UNESCO Reform webpage. 

UNESCO launches new Reform & Innovation interactive tools

UNESCO launches a set of new tools to better inform Member States and the general public about the Organization’s Reform and Innovation initiatives.   Read more

UN Joint Inspection Unit commends UNESCO's results

The Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations System (JIU) has recently published a “Review of the acceptance and implementation of the JIU recommendations by UNESCO”, indicating that UNESCO is one of the top performers among 28 JIU organizations.  Read more

2030 Agenda at the heart of the next Programme and Budget

UNESCO has launched the consultations for the next programme and budget with the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as the priority.  Read more

Navigate through the Reform's timeline