What does UNESCO mean?

Definitions for UNESCO
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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.

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How to say UNESCO in sign language?

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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

Examples of UNESCO in a Sentence

  1. Yeo Kirk Siang:

    UNESCO is not a silver bullet, it is just one of the things we need to do... to keep hawker culture alive.

  2. Peter Gash:

    I have no doubt that they (UNESCO delegates) had a perception that the barrier reef was dead. That it was doomed, it was down, it was in a bad place. And that's not the case at all, it's my belief, and it's the belief of many people, that the barrier reef has turned the corner and it's slowly improving.

  3. 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.

  4. Zulfu Livaneli:

    The dilemma is (UNESCO's) support and funding come from governments, so political pressure renders such organizations ineffective.

  5. Shani Tager:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of UNESCO

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