UNESCO Dakar

The UNESCO Office in Dakar (otherwise called UNESCO Multisectoral Regional Office in Dakar or UNESCO Dakar) represents UNESCO in seven West African countries (Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger and Senegal) in all UNESCO's fields of competence, namely Education, Natural Sciences, Social and Human Sciences, Culture as well as Communication & Information. It is still sometimes known under its previous name as BREDA (Bureau régional de l'éducation en Afrique – Regional Bureau for Education in Africa).