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SHS Activites around the Asia Pacific Region

UNESCO's decentralization policy is a means to ensure that UNESCO designs and implements programmes that, although global in scope, are adapted to the needs and specific circumstances of Member States. In this regard, particular attention is given to developing countries and their local socio-economic, geographical, cultural and political contexts.

One of the key features of the strategy set out in the Decentralization Action Plan endorsed by the governing bodies is the grouping, or clustering, of Member States with a view to their being served by a rationally distributed global network of multi-disciplinary Cluster Offices, National Offices, Regional Bureaux and Liaison Offices. The Bureau of Field Coordination is responsible for ensuring the smooth implementation of this new field network and provides a clear, single line of management.

Other UNESCO offices in the region which have ongoing activities within the Social and Human Sciences field are listed below.

New Delhi