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The United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural Organization was founded after World War II on 16 November 1945 to contribute to peace and security. Collaboration among nations through education, science and culture remains a cornerstone of a peaceful world order. The founders of UNESCO believed that the rule of law, respect for human rights, and freedom…(Read More)

The United States – one of the founding members of UNESCO – signed the UNESCO Constitution on November 16, 1945, at the conclusion of the London Constitutional Conference. UNESCO’s Constitution aims to build peace by promoting international collaboration in education, science, culture and communication. Over more than half a century of existence, UNESCO has led the…(Read More)

UNESCO is effective UNESCO only does programs that achieve demonstrable results, verified by independent monitoring and oversight. All its programs are reviewed every two years and continued only if they are effective.  This includes results-based appraisal of staff, skills updating, and complete accountability through a new online programming and evaluation system. UNESCO is the…(Read More)

Conflict Prevention and Political Stability Abroad Prevention of cultural and ethnic conflict, and refugee migrations, by building viable communities through education and development, solving problems by non-military means before they escalate into armed conflict Good Relationships with our Neighbors Improving US relationships with other nations through dialogue, common projects and exchanges – “cultural diplomacy” Building…(Read More)

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