Founding Year: 1945

Staff: 2200

Budget: $ 1.3b (2020/2021)

Audrey Azoulay (Director General)

Is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. It ”seeks to build peace through international cooperation” among nations through education, science, culture and communication. Its programs contribute to “the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals defined in Agenda 2030.” UNESCO promotes a universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all people regardless of race, sex, language or religion as declared in the UN Charter.

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UNESCO contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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