Family and Education Benefits

Staff members may be eligible for a range of family allowances and benefits linked to the dependency status of members of their family. 

Who can be considered a dependant?

  • children, under certain conditions ;
  • spouse, under certain conditions;
  • mother, father, brother or sister, under certain conditions and if the staff member does not also have a dependent spouse.

Education grant

UNESCO contributes to the cost of education of dependent children, incurred as a result of expatriation.  


For information on schools, children's day care and universities available at Headquarters (Paris), please click here