What is United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)?
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) meaning
| established – 16 November 1945; effective – 4 November 1946|
aim – to promote cooperation in education, science, and culture
members – (194 plus the Palestine Liberation Organization) includes all UN member countries except Liechtenstein (192 total); plus Cook Islands, Niue, and the Palestine Liberation Organization
associate members – (9) Anguilla, Aruba, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Faroe Islands, Macau, Sint Maarten, Tokelau
reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html