The Flemish Commission for UNESCO and the Belgian French-speaking and German-speaking Commission for UNESCO consider that opening up to various collaborations is essential to fulfil their mandate. Below you will find a list of their main partners.
European network of National Commissions for UNESCO
The national commissions of EU member states, EU candidate states and member of the European Free Trade Association founded this network in 2015 in order to promote the exchange of expertise and cooperation.
UNESCO Platform Flanders
The UNESCO Platform Flanders is a UNESCO club that acts as the central point of contact for disseminating information relating to UNESCO. The Platform works in close collaboration with the Flemish Commission for UNESCO.
UNESCO Liaison Office in Brussels
The UNESCO Liaison Office in Brussels works to establish a closer partnership between UNESCO and the European Union as well as to increase the organisation’s visibility within the European landscape.
UNESCO/IOC (Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission) Project Office for IODE
The UNESCO/IOC Project Office for IODE in Ostend is the largest training centre for the IODE (International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange) programme in the world.
ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites)
The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) is an international non-governmental organisation that works on the conservation of monuments and sites across the world.
ICOM (International Council of Museums)
ICOM is an international organisation for museum professionals. UNESCO maintains a formal relationship with ICOM and within this framework, shares several types of initiative, such as the protection of heritage and the fight against the illegal trade in cultural property. Furthermore, ICOM is partly responsible for carrying out the UNESCO programme for museums.
ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property)
ICCROM is an intergovernmental organisations that works on the preservation and restoration of movable and built cultural heritage. ICCROM also advises UNESCO on world heritage.