United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is the UNESCO. It asks to build peace through international cooperation in Education, Sciences and Culture. UNESCO’s plans contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals defined in Agenda 2030, adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015. It has 193 member states and 11 associate members and partners in the nongovernmental, intergovernmental, and private areas. Headquartered at the World Heritage Centre in Paris, France, UNESCO has 53 provincial field offices and 199 national commissions that facilitate its global mandate. UNESCO was established in 1945 as the successor to the League of Nations’ International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation.
UNESCO constitution founds the agency’s goals, governing structure, and operating framework. Establishing the mission, which the Second World War developed, is to advance peace, sustainable development and human rights by promoting collaboration and dialogue among nations.
Here in this section, we are providing a short overview of UNESCO (United Nations World Development Program). Let’s have a look.
|UNESCO||United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization|
|Headquarters||World Heritage Centre Paris, France|
|Formation||16 November 1945|
|Parent organization||United Nations Economic and Social Council|
|Type||United Nations specialised agency|
|Head||Audrey Azoulay (|
|Official languages||Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.|
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)
Q. What is the full form of UNESCO?
A. The full form of UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
Q. How many countries are members of UNESCO?
A. The Organization has 193 member states and 11 associate members.
Q. Who is the current head of UNESCO?
A. The 39th session of UNESCO’s General Conference elected Audrey Azoulay as Director-General of UNESCO, succeeding Irina Bokova.
Q. Where is the headquarter of UNESCO?
A. UNESCO headquarter is Paris, France.
Q. Who funds UNESCO?
A. The world heritage fund is the biggest source of funding for UNESCO.
Q. When did India join UNESCO?
A. India has been a member of the UNESCO since its inception in 1946.