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04.11.2006

60 years ago (in 1946) the Constitution of the UNESCO came into force. This day is the official date of creating the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (the UNESCO).

The Preamble of the Constitution declares that the States Party to the Constitution believe “in full and equal opportunities for education for all, in the unrestricted pursuit of objective truth and in the free exchange of ideas and knowledge”.

The purpose of the Organization is: “to contribute to peace and security by promoting collaboration among 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”.

 
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