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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

  • By: Yudhishthir Raj Isar
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Like all of the agencies of the UN system, including the United Nations itself, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), founded in 1945, would readily describe itself today as a global institution. Yet the post–World War II international ...

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