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What exactly is UNESCO?

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Asked by joyesh chakraborty, 16 Oct '09 10:18 am
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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
It is the heir of the League of Nations' International Commission on Intellectual Cooperation.

UNESCO has 193 Member States and seven Associate Members.[2][3] The organization is based in Paris, with over 50 field offices and many specialized institutes and centres throughout the world. Most of the field offices are "cluster" offices covering three or more countries; there are also national and regional offices. UNESCO pursues its objectives through five major programmes: education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and communication and information. Projects sponsored by UNESCO include literacy, technical, and teacher-training programmes; international science programmes; the promotion of independent media and freedom of the press; regional and cultural history projects, the promotion of cultural diversity; international cooperation agreements to secure the world cultural and natural heri ...more
Answered by sudesh, 16 Oct '09 10:22 am

 
  
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An agency of the United Nations that promotes education and communication and the arts
Answered by SriniVenkat, 16 Oct '09 10:19 am

 
  
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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
Answered by dhanendra kumar jain, 16 Oct '09 10:56 am

 
  
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