|Type of Structure:||organisation / agency|
|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|
General information and objectivesThe 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.