What is UNESCO Africa Week?
UNESCO Africa week is the annual flagship event of the Africa Group at UNESCO, a body that brings together the Member States of the African continent.
Africa week includes a kaleidoscope of cultural, scientific, artistic and epicurean events in honor of Africa Day (25 May), when the Organization of African Unity (OAU), today the African Union (AU), was founded in 1963.
This edition will be held under the theme "Peace, innovation and sustainable development in Africa" through exhibitions, film screenings, conferences, innovation hubs, afterworks, gala and much more...
Come and celebrate African cultures, traditions and innovations with us. Member States, students, entrepreneurs, artists and civil society, all will be there.
This years edition will take place from 5th to 9th of May at UNESCO Headquarters Paris.
The theme of Africa week 2023 at UNESCO is "Education, Culture and Science in the Development of the Intra-African Trade"
Learn more about this year's edition and theme with the Programme of the Africa Week 2023.
ABOUT THIS YEAR'S CELEBRATIONS
What ACTIVITIES CAN YOU DO DURING THE AFRICA WEEK ?
JOIN OUR COMMUNITY