Disclaimer of use

UNESCO does not warrant that the information, documents and materials contained in its website is complete and correct and shall not be liable whatsoever for any damages incurred as a result of its use.

UNESCO Online Privacy Policy

UNESCO is committed to protecting individual privacy and securing the personal information made available to us when you visit unesco.org, as well UNESCO pages on other sites (such as official UNESCO profiles on social networks).

This privacy policy describes what information is made available to the UNESCO and third parties when you visit unesco.org or official UNESCO pages on other sites, and how the UNESCO uses and stores that information.

If you have questions about this policy or suggestions for its improvement, please let us know.  You can contact us at http://en.unesco.org/contact/privacy.

Information received and stored by UNESCO when you visit unesco.org

Updates to this privacy policy

We will revise or update this policy if our practices change, or as we develop better ways to keep you informed about them. You should refer back to this page often for the latest information and the effective date of any changes. If we decide to change this policy, we will post a new policy on our site and change the date at the bottom. Changes to the policy shall not apply retroactively.

AnchorInformation received and stored by UNESCO when you visit unesco.org:

By accessing the UNESCO website, certain information, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, navigation behaviour through the website, the software used and the time spent, along with other similar information, will be stored on UNESCO servers. These will not specifically identify you. The information will be used internally only for website traffic analysis.
If you provide unique identifying information, such as name, email address, postal address and other information on forms stored on this website, such information will be used only for statistical purposes and will not be published for general access nor disclosed or sold to third parties. UNESCO, however, assumes no responsibility for the security of this information.

AnchorUpdates to this privacy policy: Updated: September 20, 2012

Terms of Use

Authorizing the use of the name, acronym and/or logo of UNESCO is the prerogative of the General Conference and the Executive Board. In specific cases as set out by the Directives, the governing bodies empower, by delegation, the Director-General and the National Commissions for UNESCO to authorize such use to other bodies. The power to authorize the use of the name, acronym, logo and/or Internet domain names of UNESCO may not be granted to other bodies.
Any decision authorizing the use of the name, acronym, logo and/or domain names of UNESCO shall be based on the following criteria:

  • relevance of the proposed association to the Organization’s strategic objectives and programme;
  • compliance with the values, principles and constitutional aims of UNESCO.

The use of the name, acronym, logo and/or domain name must be expressly authorized in advance and in writing, and must comply with the specified onditions and procedures, in particular with respect to its visual presentation, duration and scope.


Use of this website constitutes agreement between UNESCO and the User with the following terms and conditions:
UNESCO wishes to enhance public access to information about its activities, and it maintains this website, and the information, documents and materials presented herein, for informational purposes only.
All contents on this website are protected by copyright unless otherwise stated. 
UNESCO is pleased to allow those who may choose to access the site to download and copy the materials for their personal, non-commercial use.
Any copy made of the materials must retain all copyright and other proprietary legends and notices in the same form and manner as on the original. Any use of textual and multimedia information (sound, image, software, etc.) in the website shall be accompanied by an acknowledgement of the source, citing the uniform resource locator (URL) of the page (Title of the material, © UNESCO, URL). No other use of the materials is authorised without prior written permission from UNESCO.

Fraudulent behaviour and phishing

Some cases of individuals claiming to act on behalf of UNESCO have been reported to the Organization by means of “phishing” and/or fraudulent emails.
Please note that UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. If you have any questions concerning persons or companies claiming to be recruiting on behalf of UNESCO and requesting the payment of a fee, please contact:recrutweb@unesco.org. For complete, accurate and up-to-date information on UNESCO vacancies, please only use the following address: http://www.unesco.org/careers