Unesco (ENG)


A group of enthusiastic schools committed to the defence of the environment, solidarity, and the protection of the tangible and intangible heritage of humanity.

UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, was founded in London on November 16, 1945 in the atmosphere of the end of the Second World War and therefore, strongly impacted by the tragedy of a conflagration. that had caused the death of 45 million people.

The UN tries to collaborate, through education for all, in the task of training new generations in the path of peace, solidarity, and human rights. The organization has defined itself on several occasions as a forest of possible good intentions.

At its foundation, 33 enthusiastic schools from fifteen countries began the journey of the network of schools associated with UNESCO (1953), its purpose was to give life in the classroom to the purpose of this international organization. Over time, the movement has evolved and been consolidated, and today there are more than 11,500 educational centres from 185 countries that have freely joined the project.

Currently, about 200 school institutions belong to this movement in Spain. A national coordinator, elected by the schools, is responsible for the movement’s relations with their headquarters in Paris and with the corresponding state agency for cooperation with UNESCO.

Its main objectives are the following:

  • The defence of the tangible and intangible heritage of humanity.
  • Defence of the environment
  • A culture of peace and solidarity.