N E S C O S U P P O R T
is pleased to announce that discussions with the United Nations
Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have
resulted in a formal agreement concerning mutual cooperation in
the creation of an international online audio-visual database.
Brief History of UNESCO
constitution was adopted by the London Conference in November 1945
and entered into effect on the 4th of November 1946 when 20 states
had deposited instruments of acceptance. It currently has 186 Member
main objective of UNESCO is to contribute to peace and security
in the world by promoting collaboration among nations through education,
science, culture and communication in order to further universal
respect for justice, for the rule of law and for the human rights
and fundamental freedoms which are affirmed for the peoples of the
world, without distinction of race, sex, language or religion, by
the Charter of the United Nations.
fulfill its mandate, UNESCO performs five principal functions :
Studies : what forms of education, science, culture and communication
for tomorrow's world?
advancement, transfer and sharing of knowledge : relying primarily
on research, training and teaching activities.
action : the preparation and adoption of international instruments
and statutory recommendations.
: provided to Member States for their development policies and
projects in the form of "technical co-operation".
of specialized information
UNESCO's Web site at www.unesco.org.