The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) General Conference meets every two years, and is attended by Member States, associate Members and observers representing non-member States, intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The General Conference determines the policies and the main lines of work of the Organization, and sets UNESCO’s programmes and budget.
At its 39th session, the UNESCO General Conference is expected to consider, inter alia, a resolution on supporting member States in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda, including Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 4 (quality education), 8 (decent work and economic growth), 3 (good health and well-being), 12 (responsible consumption and production), 13 (climate action), 5 (gender equality) and 17 (partnership for the Goals).
dates: 30 October – 14 November 2017
venue: 7, Place Fontenoy, Paris, 75007, France
location: Paris, Ile-De-France, France