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On September 19, 2014 George Washington University (GWU) in Washington, DC formally announced a new UNESCO Chair – joining 21 other US institutions in this flagship program.  GWU administrators and faculty, 2 other UNESCO Chairs participated in the event.  Participants from a variety of science, education and United Nations advocacy networks were also in attendance.…(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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