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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)

UNESCO contributes to building peace allevating poverty, and fostering sustainable development and intercultural dialogue in Nepal through education, science, culture, communication and information.

UNESCO works to attain quality and adult literacy, to mobilize scientific knowledge and science policy for sustainable development, to preserver cultural heritage, promote cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue and to empower people through the free flow of the ideas and access to information and knowledge.

To achieve these objectives, UNESCO actively participates in the work of the UN country team in Nepal and closely cooperates with other development partners in the country.