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

Mothers and Peace – Book launch

21.09.21

On International Day of Peace, we are celebrating the launch of Mères et Paix (Mothers and Peace), a book by our MMM colleague Pauline Ambrogi. Pauline holds a doctorate in contemporary history and is a writer

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MMM unites with its associate members against the pandemic

10.02.21

UNESCO - At the start of the global pandemic in 2020, eight NGO-UNESCO partners decided to collaborate with their grass roots associations in solidarity actions to share the voices of the most vulnerable and to

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A global solidarity network to fight against Covid-19

02.12.20

Together with a group of NGOs in official relationship with UNESCO, Make Mothers Matter has initiated a global solidarity network in order to create synergies between their grassroots associations around the wo

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Girls Education at the Forefront

30.08.20

MMM supports UNESCO's campaign to ensure #LearningNeverStops

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Building back better for the world’s children and youth

05.08.20

Save Our Future campaign officially launches

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Mothers, key agents of change

17.11.19

UNESCO - On the occasion of the 40th General Conference of UNESCO in Paris - What makes mothers Key agents of change? Find out more in the powerful message delivered before the Member States on behalf of MMM an

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