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What is UNESCO?
How it is governed?

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Asked by anantharaman, 29 Mar '08 11:16 pm
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UNESCO - the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish scientific breakthroughs. Education, Social and Natural Science, Culture and Communication are the means to a far more ambitious goal : to build peace in the minds of men.

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Today, UNESCO functions as a laboratory of ideas and a standard-setter to forge universal agreements on emerging ethical issues. The Organization also serves as a clearinghouse for the dissemination and sharing of information and knowledge while helping Member States to build their human and institutional capacities in diverse fields. In short, UNESCO promotes international co-operation among its 193* Member States and six Associate Members in the fields of education, science, culture and communication.
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Answered by Jack Johnson, 30 Mar '08 04:45 am

 
  
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UNICEF is one of the many agencies of the United Nations Organisation.
It stands for ' United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation'
Its name tells us its scope of work.
Answered by joyoti sen, 29 Mar '08 11:19 pm

 
  
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Its an organisation
Answered by Shiva, 13 May '10 04:01 pm

 
  
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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Answered by jyoti gupta, 29 Mar '08 11:19 pm

 
  
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