The Main Activities of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

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V. Pilkevych

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The article describes the main activities of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The main documents (conventions, recommendations, declarations) on which the work of the Organization is based are covered. It is determined that the cultural component of the work of UNESCO consists of topical issues: the dialogue of cultures, the preservation of cultural heritage, the protection of intangible cultural heritage. It was found that education has a priority place in the activities of the Organization, special attention was paid to the main goals of Education for All. The important programs in the scientific sphere were characterized: “Man and the Biosphere”, the International Hydrological Program, etc. The role of such composite activities of UNESCO as communication and information in the modern world is  emphasized. The outlook for the activities of UNESCO has been identified and the importance of the active cooperation of the international
community in preserving peace has been pointed out.

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Pilkevych, V. (2019) “The Main Activities of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)”, Problems of World History, (7), pp. 144-154. doi: 10.46869/2707-6776-2019-7-10.

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V. Pilkevych

Pilkevych Viktoriia – Ph.D. in History, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

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