UNESCO and You: Questions and Answers on the How, what and why of Your Share in UNESCO

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1947 - 42 pages
 

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Page 1 - Organization is to contribute to peace and security by promoting collaboration among the nations through education, science and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, for the rule of law and for the human rights and fundamental freedoms which are affirmed for the peoples of the world without distinction of race, sex, language or religion by the Charter of the United Nations.
Page 13 - States, not more than fifteen representatives of the educational, scientific, and cultural interests of State and local governments, and not more than fifteen persons chosen at large.
Page 30 - One recent study on population trends claims that "if suddenly India's death rate could be lowered to the level of that of the United States, India with her present birth rate could fill five earths, as full as ours, in a single century.
Page 3 - The responsibilities of the Director-General and of the staff shall be exclusively international in character. In the discharge of their duties they shall not seek or receive instructions from any government or from any authority external to the Organization.
Page 40 - American Association of University Professors American Association of University Women American Book Publishers Council American Chemical Society American Committee for the International Union of Local Authorities American Council of Learned Societies American Council on Education American Farm Bureau Federation American Federation of Arts American Federation of Labor American Federation of Teachers American Institute of Architects American Library Association American Philosophical Society American...
Page 11 - The Government of the United States will work with and through UNESCO to the end that the minds of all people may be freed from ignorance, prejudice, suspicion, and fear and that men may be educated for justice, liberty, and peace. If peace is to endure, education must establish the moral unity of mankind.

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