The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) It's purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration by education, science, and culture so as to further universal respect for justice, the actual rule of law, and human rights as well as fundamental freedom proclaimed in the UN Charter. It's the heir of the League of Nations' International Commission on Intellectual Cooperation.
In 1945, UNESCO was created in order to respond to the firm belief of nations.
UNESCO has 196 member states and nine associate members.
|Formation||4 November 1946|
|Headquarters||Located on the Place de Fontenoy, in Paris, the main building which houses the Headquarters of UNESCO was inaugurated on 3 November 1958.|
Director-General of UNESCO