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 from MMM @ UNESCO

AJAD MMM runs sexuality education program in schools in Cote d’Ivoire to combat teenage pregnancies

21.10.19

Cote d'Ivoire / UNESCO - Following the implementation of UNESCO's O3 program on Comprehensive Sexuality Education in communities, AJAD MMM continues its campaign in schools in collaboration with the Ministry of

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Innovating for girls’ and women’s empowerment through education

08.07.19

UNESCO - The G7 and UNESCO host Paris International Conference to mobilize support for girls and women through quality education and empowering learning opportunities for life and work. 

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MMM and AJAD changing communities and lives in UNESCO funded initiative

20.05.19

“Great things are not done by impulse but by a series of small things brought together” - Vincent Van Gogh

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Supporting families for peace building

16.05.19

UNESCO - On the occasion of the International Day of Families, MMM joined forces with other NGOs in partnership with UNESCO to reaffirm the essential role of families for social cohesion, economic development.a

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Quand les Mères s’en mèlent… Ça marche – When Mothers get involved… it works

29.03.19

March 26th Paris - MMM France celebrated its 25th anniversary at the Assemblée Nationale in what was seen as a successful model of a ‘working dinner’. The evening titled “Quand les meres s’en mélent

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