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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) headquartered at the World Heritage Centre in Paris, France, is a specialised agency of the United Nations (UN) aimed at promoting world peace and security through international cooperation in education, arts, sciences and culture. More information here.

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) headquartered in New York, USA, is an agency of the UN responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The agency is among the most widespread and recognisable social welfare organisations in the world. Their activities also include promoting education. More information here.

European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education is an independent organisation that acts as a platform for collaboration for its 31 member countries, working towards ensuring more inclusive education systems. The Agency’s mission is to help member countries improve the quality and effectiveness of their inclusive provision for all learners. More information here.

European Schoolnet (EUN) is a network of 34 European Ministries of Education based in Brussels. As a not-for-profit organisation, it aims to bring innovation in teaching and learning to its key stakeholders: Ministries of Education, schools, teachers, researchers and industry partners. More information here.

Education International (EI) is a global union federation of teachers’ trade unions consisting of 401 member organisations in 172 countries and territories that represents over 30 million education personnel from pre-school through university. It is one of the world’s largest sectoral global union federations. More information here.

The European Trade Union Committee for Education (ETUCE) is a European trade union federation based in Brussels. It represents 132 education sector unions in 51 countries, with a total membership of approximately 11 million members. More information here.

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