Saudi Arabia: Committed to a Better Future

Our vision

The most engaged version of Saudi Arabia

Hand in hand with the international community, we strive to fulfill both UNESCO’s mandate as well as implementing our ambitious Vision 2030, mindful of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

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More by KSA

An introduction to noteworthy networks and initiatives.

From ministries to startups and movers and shakers, discover noteworthy projects in order to understand the direction in which Saudi Arabia’s youthful society is headed.

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About the Delegation

Initiatives by the Paris-based team

Learn more about work by the Permanent Delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to UNESCO on promoting Education, Culture, and the Sciences, hand in hand with UNESCO and Saudi partner entities.

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Our past, our stories

Over a dozen elements inscribed as world heritage, and growing

From our decorative arts in Asir, to our lush palm oases and our millennia-old rock sites featuring structures and inscriptions by ancient civilizations, discover our growing list of tangible and intangible cultural treasures.

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KSA's Permanent Delegate to Unesco

HH Princess Haifa Al Mogrin

It’s all about engagement. Every day, we’re learning more about how we can work with our peers, to better achieve UNESCO’s mandate.”

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Delegation’s Activities More news

June 29, 2022 Delegation's Activity

Transforming Education Pre-Summit

Convening over 140 Education Ministers, the Transforming Education Pre-Summit in June was vital for the global UNESCO community to convene and reconnect, after a somewhat tumultuous time for the sector, as it paves the way forward in achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) no.4, “Ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all,” on which United Nations-level efforts are being led by UNESCO. The Saudi Education Minister H.E. Dr. Hamad M.H. Al Sheikh addressed the Summit illustrating the Kingdom’s efforts to ensure equitable access to quality learning opportunities for all students in Saudi Arabia. The Transforming Education Pre-Summit was also an opportunity for bilateral meetings between the Kingdom and each of Member States Uzbekistan and Turkey on the importance of supporting the youth in order to tackle current and future challenges.
June 24, 2022 Delegation's Activity

Saudi iEN Portal and Madrasati Platform Receive International Accolades

Madrasati became a finalist in the UNESCO-King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of ICT in Education in June, which invited a delegation to demonstrate the platform’s features.   July also saw a UNESCO case study released, dedicated to the Saudi response to Covid-19, which highlights both the iEN portal and Madrasati platform’s functions as illustrations of government-led features in support of both public and private schools.
May 23, 2022 Delegation's Activity

Saudi Arabia Celebrates Africa Week

Within the framework of Africa Week, Saudi Arabia along with nine other non-African countries supported the African delegations which engaged in intercultural rapprochement on May 23 - 25, 2022. The Week was also an opportunity for the Kingdom to introduce elements of its own culture to African countries, while implementing the Kingdom's vision to support African countries in their development and the achievement of their goals in education, SDGs, and protection of their heritage.