As of May 2018, there are a total of 2079 UNESCO Clubs, Associations and Centres in the world:
The Glocal Peace Centre is a project of the UNESCO Hong Kong Association.
Mission and Objectives
“Promoting sustainable development and international exchanges through education, sciences and culture”.
UNESCO Hong Kong Association Limited is a charitable institution under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance. (IRD Ref No. 91/10053)
UNESCO Hong Kong Association (UNESCO HK) is dedicated to facilitating and achieving UNESCO’s mission, creating conditions for dialogue among civilizations, cultures and peoples based upon respect for commonly shared values.
It is through this dialogue that the world can achieve global visions of sustainable development encompassing observance of human rights, mutual respect and the alleviation of poverty.
It strives to work towards the building of peace and to facilitate the sustainable development of society, economy and environment through education, sciences and culture.
UNESCO HK aims to:
- Uphold the mission and objectives of UNESCO
- Launching programmes and activities in accordance with UNESCO objectives
- Leveraging Hong Kong’s technology and talents to best support its long-term development as well as that in Mainland China
- Strengthening Hong Kong’s roles in international affairs and activities