||This page from the UNESCO web site provides information on education, including UNESCO publications and activities. UNESCO's mission protects the right to basic education for all by promoting education as a fundamental right and improving the quality of education. The web site contains news, policies, and information about programs pertaining to a range of levels and varieties of education. Thematic pages are also available and include such topics as girls/women in Africa, higher education, and sustainable development. Standard-setting Instruments and Orientation Texts are also available.