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Web Archive UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

View Captures - Source Url: https://unesco.org/
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View Captures - Source Url: https://en.unesco.org/
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Title

  • UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Summary

  • "The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (In French: Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris. Its declared purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through educational, scientific, and cultural reforms in order to increase universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the United Nations Charter. It is the heir of the League of Nations' International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation. UNESCO has 195 member states and nine associate members. Most of its field offices are 'cluster' offices covering three or more countries; national and regional offices also exist. UNESCO pursues its objectives through five major programs: education, natural sciences, social/human sciences, culture and communication/information. Projects sponsored by UNESCO include literacy, technical, and teacher-training programmes, international science programmes, the promotion of independent media and freedom of the press, regional and cultural history projects, the promotion of cultural diversity, translations of world literature, international cooperation agreements to secure the world cultural and natural heritage (World Heritage Sites) and to preserve human rights, and attempts to bridge the worldwide digital divide. It is also a member of the United Nations Development Group. UNESCO's aim is 'to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information'. Other priorities of the organization include attaining quality Education For All and lifelong learning, addressing emerging social and ethical challenges, fostering cultural diversity, a culture of peace and building inclusive knowledge societies through information and communication. The broad goals and concrete objectives of the international community – as set out in the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – underpin all UNESCO's strategies and activities." -- Summary retrieved on October 7, 2019 from http://dbpedia.org/resource/UNESCO

Created / Published

  • International Organizations.

Genre

  • website

Form

  • electronic

Repository

  • Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 20540 USA

Source Url

  • https://unesco.org/
  • https://en.unesco.org/
  • https://www.unesco.org/en

Access Condition

  • None

Scopes

  • -  unesco.org (domain)
  • -  en.unesco.org (domain)
  • -  www.youtube.com/unesco (domain)
  • -  www.linkedin.com/company/unesco (domain)

Online Format

  • web page

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Chicago citation style:

UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. International Organizations, 2001. Web Archive. https://www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0010028/.

APA citation style:

(2001) UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. International Organizations. [Web Archive] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0010028/.

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UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. International Organizations, 2001. Web Archive. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0010028/>.