Make Mothers Matter at UNESCO

The mission of UNESCO is to build peace through education, science, culture, communication, and information. Through its advocacy work, MMM promotes: 

  • The importance of girls ‘and mothers’ education and their ICT training
  • The need for recognition and integration of mothers as peer educators with other stakeholders in education programs
  • The need for recognition and support of mothers, as major actors in education for peace and global citizenship.

MMM at UNESCO, what impact for mothers?

The mother is at the heart of many topics discussed at UNESCO. Through its advocacy work, MMM recalls this reality to promote supportive policies.

Thematic Focus: The Essential Role of Mothers for Education

Education has a central place in UNESCO's mandate. MMM advocates for the education of girls and mothers, and for the recognition of the role of parents in informal education

Thematic Focus: Mothers and Peace

Peace begins in the home. MMM promotes the important role that mothers can play to develop a culture of peace and the untapped resources they represent.

UNESCO MMM Partnership for Field Projects

MMM builds bridges between its members and UNESCO National Commissions to implement field projects - with and for mothers

Recent News on Mothers and Peace

Mother’s Day: Make Mothers Matter for Peace!

12.05.18

Press Release - More than 100 countries around celebrate mothers this month. At this occasion, MMM reaffirms their essential contributions to building sustainable peace.

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#Mothers4Peace Conference – Make Mothers Matter for Peace!

03.05.18

Press release - Organized under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, the International Conference # Mothers4Peace organized by MMM in collaboration with CARE International Morocco, was held on 3-

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International Conference #Mothers4Peace 3-4 May Casablanca – Photo Gallery

03.05.18

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Under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI,
International Conference #Mothers4Peace, 3-4 May Casablanca (Morocco)

15.03.18

Mothers at the heart of change for a culture of peace. Showcasing examples at family, community, national and international levels.

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MMM joins the World’s Biggest Mama Meet up

08.03.18

International Women's Day, March 8th, 2018 - Make Mothers Matter joins the campaign launched by Mindr and the United Nations Foundation's Global Moms Challenge.

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The transformative power of mothers for sustainable peace

02.03.18

UN Geneva, 37th Session of the Human Rights Council - MMM submitted a written statement to highlight the transformative power of mothers for the prevention of conflicts, and sustainable peace - If only they are

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