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- abbr. United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
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- proper n. Acronym of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
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- n. an agency of the United Nations that promotes education and communication and the arts
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M.K. Raina, UNESCO: International Bureau of Education, ©UNESCO: International Bureau of Education, 2000
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Evidently, the books per capita in public libraries for a developed country as per UNESCO is 2 books per person, and Spain only has 1.4 books per person.
There has been a lot of talk since the last war, particularly in UNESCO circles, about the free flow of information.
Nothing promoting atheism could be found, and the participation of Catholic leaders and the Holy See in UNESCO programs belied atheistic control.
Canada, for example, has not been able to supply the French-speaking teachers which UNESCO is endeavouring to recruit for the Congo.
Legion officers in every state began to get literature on UNESCO from the Washington office of the Legion's national Americanism Commission.
Of all the agencies of the United Nations, UNESCO is the one most likely to penetrate the Iron Curtain.
UNESCO is working against Ignorance, Prejudice, Intolerance and Coercion in all its forms and wherever found.
Canada, through the Canadian Council for Reconstruction through UNESCO, is spending about One Million Dollars, given by the Canadian people, including the children of our schools, to carry out a great five-fold project: