The UK National Commission for UNESCO (UKNC) is the focal point in the UK for UNESCO-related policies and activities. As an independent organisation, the UKNC brings together a network of voluntary experts from across the UK in the fields of education, culture, the sciences and communication. It works in partnership with UK Government and civil society to:
- Provide independent policy advice to government in the fields of UNESCO's competence;
- Support the government's reform and effectiveness agenda at UNESCO;
- Provide advice and support to UK individuals and institutions seeking UNESCO accreditation and nominations.
The United Kingdom National Commission for UNESCO is a limited company registered in England and Wales. Registration number: 5966672. Registered office: Suite 98, 3 Whitehall Court, London SW1A 2EL.
Pages in this section
- Board of Directors
- The Board of Directors, led by the Chair of the National Commission, provides overall governance, strategic leadership and oversight for the organisation.
- National Commissions for UNESCO
- National Commissions are unique to UNESCO in the UN system. There are 197 of us, set up by Member States to engage civil society in UNESCO's work
- About UNESCO
- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a UN Specialized Agency which contributes to peace and security by promoting collaboration among nations through education, culture, sciences, and communication.
- UNESCO in the UK
- The UK played a key role in establishing UNESCO and continues shape the Organization and its work today
- Staff, internship, consultant, membership and other vacancies with the UK National Commission for UNESCO.
- Contact Us
- Get in touch with the UK National Commission for UNESCO Secretariat by phone or email
- Members Section
- Password protected section for members of the UK National Commission Board, Committees and Working Groups