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United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

Also called UNESCO. An organization within the United Nations that promotes greater respect for the rule of law, freedom of the press, freedom of speech and other areas. UNESCO fosters scientific development through education and the administration of several institutes of learning. It was created in 1945 and is based in Paris.
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In addition, Mechtild Rossler, Director of the UNESCO World Heritage Center, has also addressed a letter of appreciation to the Azerbaijani Government regarding hosting the 43rd Session of the World Heritage Committee.
This year is the 14th year of Mostar's enrollment on the list of the UNESCO World Heritage site, and the Old Bridge and the Old Town are enlisted as a universal symbol of reconciliation and coexistence,' said A eA!um.
If Royal Belum makes the cut, it will be the second destination in Perak to enter the Unesco list.
In its reply to Unesco through the Unesco National Commission of the Philippines (Unacom), NCCA admitted that the planned bridge would affect the northeast edge of the buffer zone of San Agustin Church, particularly on Riverside Drive and Solana Street.
On November 2017, the Philippines was elected as a member of the UNESCO Executive Board.
"It was the shared responsibility of all UNESCO members to strive to work together to strengthen UNESCO to foster better understanding for global peace and stability", she stressed.
[Quotation]"An explanatory text regarding the vote said it was a direct response to a 2017 UNESCO decision to inscribe Hebron's Old Town and the Cave of the Patriarchs [the Ibrahimi Mosque] onto the list of endangered World Heritage sites under the State of Palestine."[Quotation]
This year, the UNESCO's Global Geoparks Council, which is supported directly by the UNESCO Executive Council, has recognized 13 new geoparks for the period 2018-2021.
Audrey Azoulay, Director General UNESCO, Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque and 58 Executive Board members.
Ambassador Samira bint Mohammed al Mousa, permanent delegate of the sultanate to Unesco, chairperson of the Programme and External Relations, delivered the sultanate's speech during the plenary session, welcoming the members of the executive board, Unesco director general, permanent ambassadors and attendees.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday reiterated its full commitment to the mandate and principles adopted by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) and appreciated UNESCO's valuable contributions in promoting dialogue and cultural diversity.This was stated by Member National Assembly (MNA) Dr Shezra Mansab Ali Khan Kharal while delivering the country's statement at the 204th Session of the Executive Board of UNESCO held in Paris.
Since its foundation in 1945, UNESCO has raised global awareness about threats to mankind's natural and cultural heritage, and has encouraged collective action among member states from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.