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  • Financially strapped UNESCO to postpone programs

    November 14, 2011 | 10:23 am

    UNESCO will postpone some of its programs and has called for emergency donations following the pullout of U.S. support, said the organization’s head.

    Irina Bokova, the general director of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, said Nov. 11 that the...

  • Appropriators warn UNESCO on ‘Palestine’

    October 7, 2011 | 3:44 pm

    The U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee that controls foreign funding warned UNESCO in a letter that it risks a funding cutoff if it gives the Palestinians statehood status.

    “Any recognition of Palestine as a Member State would not only jeopardize the hope for a resumption of...