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UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

www.unesco.org/


Type of Structure: organisation / agency
Regional Scope: global
Parent Organisations: UN
Child Organisations: DIVERSITAS, GTOS, IGCP, IHP, IOC, MAB, MAB-Schweiz, MOST, PA-Mont-Ventoux, SCOPE, UNESCO-NC
No more in operation: IAASTD, IGOS
Duration : 1945 to present
Contact Address: no office contact defined

holding an official function in UNESCO

General information and objectives

The main objectives of UNESCO are to contribute to understanding of the world's problems by promoting collaboration among nations through education, science and culture. Through these general policy objectives there are 2 initiatives relevant to problems of global environmental change.

MAB Man and the Biosphere Programme

IHP International Hydrological Programme

For further details, link to the UNESCO Home Page

Last update: 11/5/03
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2017)

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