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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a
specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris. Its declared
purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international
collaboration through educational, scientific, and cultural reforms in order to
increase universal respect ...
Oct 12, 2017 ... Washington (CNN) The US is withdrawing from the United Nations Educational
Scientific and Cultural Organization, the US State Department announced on
Thursday, citing anti-Israel bias and mounting membership dues owed to the
international body. The "Department of State notified UNESCO ...
Oct 12, 2017 ... Citing what they described as "anti-Israel bias" and a need for "fundamental
reform," officials have announced that the U.S. is pulling out of UNESCO, the U.N.
agency that works to protect cultural and natural heritage sites.
Oct 12, 2017 ... The Trump Administration leaving UNESCO is reminiscent of the Reagan
administration's decision to do the same in the 1980s.
Oct 12, 2017 ... The Trump Administration says the U.S. is withdrawing from the United Nations
Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Oct 12, 2017 ... Trump administration announces U.S. pulling out of United Nations' Paris-based
economic, cultural agency known as UNESCO; decision takes effect at end of
Oct 13, 2017 ... President Trump's decision to quit UNESCO is part and parcel of his ill-advised
move toward isolationism.
Oct 12, 2017 ... The United States will formally withdraw from UNESCO, the State Department
announced Thursday, citing concerns over the UN cultural agency's perceived
anti-Israel bias. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert also cited the
U.S.'s mounting dues owed to UNESCO—now over $500 million—as ...
Oct 12, 2017 ... To most people, UNESCO seems like a trivial acronym but the organization plays
a role in promoting culture and ideas around the world.
Oct 12, 2017 ... PARIS — The United States is pulling out of UNESCO because of what
Washington sees as its anti-Israel bias and the need for "fundamental reform" of
the U.N. cultural agency, the State Department said. In a statement, the State
Department said it notified UNESCO's director, Irina Bokova, on Thursday of ...
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A World Heritage Site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United
Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having
cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected
by international treaties. The sites are judged important to the collective interests
Oct 12, 2017 ... The U.S. decision, announced Thursday, to withdraw from UNESCO over what
the State Department calls “anti-Israel bias” and a need for “fundamental reform”
is the latest chapter in America's surprisingly contentious relationship with the
Paris-based agency best known for its cultural preservation work ...
A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a geographic site that has been selected for
the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's
International World Heritage program. The program aims to catalogue and
preserve sites of outstanding importance, either cultural or natural, to the
common heritage of ...
Oct 12, 2017 ... Rex Tillerson, Trump's Secretary of State, ordered the U.S. out of UNESCO, after
repeated criticism of resolutions by the U.N. cultural agency that Washington
sees as anti-Israel.