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Specialised agency of the United Nations (UN) aimed at promoting world peace and security through international cooperation in education, the sciences, and culture. Wikipedia

  • United Nations

    Intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, and be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations. Largest, most familiar, most internationally represented and most powerful intergovernmental organization in the world. Wikipedia

  • International Labour Organization

    United Nations agency whose mandate is to advance social and economic justice through setting international labour standards. First and oldest specialised agency of the UN. Wikipedia

  • World Meteorological Organization

    Specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for promoting international cooperation on atmospheric science, climatology, hydrology and geophysics. The WMO originated from the International Meteorological Organization, a nongovernmental organization founded in 1873 as a forum for exchanging weather data and research. Wikipedia

  • Food and Agriculture Organization

    Specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger and improve nutrition and food security. Its Latin motto, fiat panis, translates to "let there be bread". Wikipedia

  • World Health Organization

    Specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency's governing structure and principles, states its main objective as "the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health." Wikipedia

  • United Nations Institute for Training and Research

    Dedicated training arm of the United Nations system. UNITAR provides training and capacity development activities to assist mainly developing countries with special attention to Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and other groups and communities who are most vulnerable, including those in conflict situations. Wikipedia

  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization

    Specialized agency of the United Nations that assists countries in economic and industrial development. Headquartered at the UN Office in Vienna, Austria, with a permanent presence in over 60 countries. Wikipedia

  • International Civil Aviation Organization

    Specialized agency of the United Nations. It changes the principles and techniques of international air navigation and fosters the planning and development of international air transport to ensure safe and orderly growth. Wikipedia

  • List of specialized agencies of the United Nations

    United Nations Specialized Agencies are autonomous organizations working with the United Nations and each other through the co-ordinating machinery of the United Nations Economic and Social Council at the intergovernmental level, and through the Chief Executives Board for co-ordination (CEB) at the inter-secretariat level. To solve economic, social, cultural and humanitarian problems through international cooperation. Wikipedia

  • International Jazz Day

    International Day declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in 2011 "to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe." Celebrated annually on April 30. Wikipedia

  • Intangible cultural heritage

    Practice, representation, expression, knowledge, or skill considered by UNESCO to be part of a place's cultural heritage. Buildings, historic places, monuments, and artifacts are physical intellectual wealth. Wikipedia

  • United Nations System

    The United Nations System consists of the United Nations, and the six principal organs of the United Nations: the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Trusteeship Council, International Court of Justice (ICJ), and the UN Secretariat, along with various specialized agencies and affiliated organizations. Not formally part of the United Nations System, have seats on the United Nations System Chief Executives' Board for Coordination . Wikipedia


    Roman Catholic lay ecclesial movement for professionals in the communication media, including press, radio, television, cinema, video, media education, internet, and new technology. Non-profit organization with representation from over 100 countries. Wikipedia

  • United Nations Security Council

    One of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), charged with ensuring international peace and security, recommending the admission of new UN members to the General Assembly, and approving any changes to the UN Charter. Its powers include establishing peacekeeping operations, enacting international sanctions, and authorizing military action. Wikipedia

  • International Programme for the Development of Communication

    United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization programme aimed at strengthening the development of mass media in developing countries. Adopted and proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly as Resolution 217 A . Wikipedia

  • UN Women

    United Nations entity working for the empowerment of women. UN Women became operational in January 2011. Wikipedia

  • Koyamada International Foundation

    International non-governmental organization, with its mission to improve quality of people's life by empowering global youth and women to reach their full potential and by providing humanitarian aid to promote global peace and sustainable development. It has affiliated national chapter members in seven countries. Wikipedia

  • World Intellectual Property Organization

    One of the 15 specialized agencies of the United Nations (UN). Created to promote and protect intellectual property across the world by cooperating with countries as well as international organizations. Wikipedia

  • Model United Nations

    Educational simulation and academic activity in which students can learn about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations. MUN involves and teaches participants research, speaking, debating, and writing skills, in addition to critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership abilities. Wikipedia

  • World Tourism Organization

    United Nations specialized agency entrusted with the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism, having its headquarters in Madrid, Spain. Leading international organization in the field of tourism, which promotes tourism as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development and environmental sustainability and offers the sector leadership and support in advancing knowledge and tourism policies worldwide. Wikipedia

  • High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

    Subsidiary body of both the United Nations General Assembly and the United Nations Economic and Social Council responsible for the entire organization's policy on sustainable development. It adopts negotiated declarations, reviews commitment and the progress of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs or Global Goals). Wikipedia

  • Non-governmental organisation maintaining formal relations with UNESCO and having a consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. ICOM also partners with entities such as the World Intellectual Property Organization, Interpol, and the World Customs Organization in order to carry out its international public service missions, which include fighting illicit traffic in cultural goods and promoting risk management and emergency preparedness to protect world cultural heritage in the event of natural or man-made disasters. Wikipedia

  • Sustainable Development Goal 4

    About quality education and is among the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations in September 2015. The full title of SDG 4 is "Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all". Wikipedia

  • Designated by the United Nations as the year 2000, with the aim of celebrating and encouraging a culture of peace. Since 1959 the United Nations has designated specific years to emphasize issues which are part of the mission of the organization. Wikipedia

  • International Telecommunication Union

    Specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for all matters related to information and communication technologies. One of the oldest international organizations in operation. Wikipedia

  • International Court of Justice

    One of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN). It settles disputes between states in accordance with international law and gives advisory opinions on international legal issues. Wikipedia

  • Universal Postal Union

    Specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that coordinates postal policies among member nations, in addition to the worldwide postal system. The UPU contains four bodies consisting of the Congress, the Council of Administration (CA), the Postal Operations Council (POC) and the International Bureau (IB). Wikipedia

  • Global initiative led by UNESCO , aiming to rethink and shape the future of education. Launched in 2019 to mobilize collective intelligence, generate debate and reimagine how education can contribute to the common good of humanity. Wikipedia

  • Union of International Associations

    Non-profit non-governmental research institute and documentation center based in Brussels, Belgium, and operating under United Nations mandate. Founded in 1907 under the name Central Office of International Associations by Henri La Fontaine, the 1913 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, and Paul Otlet, a founding father of what is now called information science. Wikipedia

  • United Nations Human Rights Council

    United Nations body whose mission is to promote and protect human rights around the world. The UNHRC has 47 members elected for staggered three-year terms on a regional group basis. Wikipedia


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  • Iran ranks seventh among UNESCO's list of countries with the most archaeological ruins and attractions from antiquity.Iran-Wikipedia
  • Iran's traditional wrestling, called košti e pahlevāni ("heroic wrestling"), is registered on UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage list.Iran-Wikipedia
  • The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has had its headquarters in Paris since November 1958.Paris-Wikipedia
  • According to the UNESCO and the deputy head of research for Iran's Tourism Organization, Iran is rated fourth among the top 10 destinations in the Middle East.Iran-Wikipedia
  • Glasgow's contribution to music was recognised in 2008 when it was named a UNESCO City of Music, one of only three cities in the world to have this honour.United Kingdom-Wikipedia
  • Moreover, this decision was confirmed in a voting in the UNESCO in 2005: the principle of "cultural exception" won an overwhelming victory with 198 countries voting for it and only 2 countries, the United States and Israel, voting against.France-Wikipedia

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