UNESCO Resources

Resources for schools and educators – Global Citizenship Education

values, knowledge and skills that are based on and instill respect for human rights, social justice, diversity, gender equality and environmental sustainability, and that empower learners to assume active roles to face and resolve global challenges and to become proactive contributors to a more peaceful, tolerant, inclusive and secure world. GCED is part and a parcel of SDG 4 (Target 4. 7).

Check out the the infographics for GCED to understand how to help build peaceful and sustainable societies, as well as how challenges cross national borders and concern us all.


Chapter on “Enlarging choices: cultural content and public service media”

2018 UNESCO Global Report "Re|shaping Cultural Policies" which focuses on the importance of policies that support media freedom and cultural diversity in public service media, specifically in a chapter on "Enlarging choices: cultural content and public service media." Among its key findings, the Report reveals that watching television and listening to the radio remain among the most important cultural activities for people across the globe, and that creativity and diversity in both public and private media are being enhanced through quota regulations, which are today present in 90 countries around the world. The Report also highlights the links between supporting cultural diversity in public service radio and SDGs 16.10, SDG 5.5 and SDG 4.7.

Download the publication here.


Culture Speaks

Listen to the Cultural Sector podcast, “Culture Speaks”, featuring conversations with UNESCO staff, experts and cultural actors, Culture Speaks provides a fresh take on the trends, challenges and opportunities currently shaping the world of culture - from the impact of the digital revolution, to mass tourism, illicit trafficking and beyond.

Download the podcast in EN and FR.


Truth Never Dies

This radio spot, run in French on Radio France Internationale (RFI) and in Arabic by Monte Carlo Doualiya, speaks about ending impunity for crimes against journalists and invites the media and general public to participate in the campaign, so that the legacy of killed journalists’ work will live on.

Listen to and download the audio on SoundCloud here.