United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

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