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Monday, January 14, 2013 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, or UNESCO, has established a UNESCO Chair in Rural Community, Leadership, and Youth Development in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. Co-hosted by the college’s Center for Economic and Community Development and its Office of International Programs…(Read More)

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 18 2013 (IPS) – A national poll revealed that 83 percent of voters in the United States believe it is important for the country to be a member of  and provide funding to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, commonly referred to as UNESCO. Polling results released on Jan. 16 by…(Read More)

President Obama released his FY2013 State Department budget document which includes a line item request for UNESCO.  The document indicates that the Department of State will continue to work with Congress to seek legislation that “would provide authority to waive restrictions on paying the U.S. assessed contributions to UNESCO.” The United Nations Educational, Scientific…(Read More)

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