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

MMM defends women’s participation in the conduct of public affairs

01.11.18

UN Geneva, Human Rights Council 39th Session - Mothers are directly concerned by many human rights issues. Through its statements, MMM makes their voices heard and highlights their contributions - especially in

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21 September 2018 International Day of Peace – Parents have a key role to play for world Peace!

18.09.18

Press Release - Mothers are at the heart of a culture of peace. Together with fathers, they are the primary caregivers and educators of children, and they can contribute to the prevention of conflicts and susta

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International Conference #Mothers4Peace – Report, presentations and resources

07.06.18

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

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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 (Morocco)

03.05.18

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

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