Definitions for UNESCOyuˈnɛs koʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO(noun)

    an agency of the United Nations that promotes education and communication and the arts

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  1. UNESCO

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations. Its purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the UN Charter. It is the heir of the League of Nations' International Commission on Intellectual Cooperation. UNESCO has 195 member States and eight Associate Members. Most of the field offices are "cluster" offices covering three or more countries; there are also national and regional offices. UNESCO pursue its objectives through five major programs: 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; translations of world literature; international cooperation agreements to secure the world cultural and natural heritage and to preserve human rights, and attempts to bridge the worldwide digital divide. It is also a member of the United Nations Development Group.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of UNESCO in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of UNESCO in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Shani Tager:

    This decision has been described by some as a reprieve for the Reef. It is not a reprieve - it is a big, red flag from UNESCO, by insisting that the Australian government prepare a report within 18 months ... UNESCO has clearly shown that the Great Barrier Reef is not fine and is not safe in Tony Abbott's hands.

  2. Shani Tager:

    This decision has been described by some as a reprieve for the Reef. It is not a reprieve - it is a big, red flag from UNESCO, by insisting that the Australian government prepare a report within 18 months ... UNESCO has clearly shown that the Great Barrier Reef is not fine and is not safe in Tony Abbott’s hands.

  3. State John Kerry on Sunday:

    We are seeking reelection to the executive board because we believe that both the United States and UNESCO are better off the deeper our ties extend, and in standing for reelection, both President Obama and I are also pledging to work with our former colleagues in the U.S. Congress, and do all we can to restore U.S. funding to UNESCO in full.

  4. State John Kerry:

    These depraved acts are an assault on the heritage of the Iraqi and Syrian people by an organization with a bankrupt and toxic ideology, the Iraqi government recently nominated Nimrud to be placed on UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites. In contrast,( ISIS') twisted goal is clear : to eviscerate a culture and rewrite history in its own brutal image.

  5. State John Kerry on Sunday:

    The United States is a proud candidate for re-election to UNESCO’s executive board, and I am very grateful for the opportunity to be here just to talk with all of you ... but really to explain to you the depth of the commitment that the United States has to this body, as well as our high hopes for the future, we so greatly value UNESCO as a platform for cooperation with you, our partners, in advancing so many of the goals that we share as nations.

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