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Washington, DC: In an extraordinary meeting of its leadership on Thursday in response to the Trump Administration’s decision to formally withdraw from UNESCO in 2018, Americans for UNESCO is calling on Americans to get engaged and support education, science, and cultural organizations at the local, national, and global levels. As part of this effort…(Read More)

The Board of Directors of Americans for UNESCO considers the continuation of US funding for and active participation in UNESCO to be in the national interest.  We urge the Administration and Congress to make a national interest finding to continue such funding and participation, and encourage other organizations and individuals to communicate their concern as…(Read More)

CHICAGO – The Council of the American Library Association (ALA) recently passed a resolution urging Congress to approve a national interest waiver, so the United States can again pay its dues to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and become a fully functioning UNESCO member. The resolution, adopted Jan. 29 at the ALA…(Read More)

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