The United States withdrew from UNESCO. (illustrative image) — — UNTV
The United States announced on Thursday that they were withdrawing from the united Nations Organization for education, science and culture (Unesco), accusing the institution of being ” anti-israeli “.
Observer status for the United States
The United States will retain observer status, said the State Department, in place of their representation to the united nations agency based in Paris.
TheUnesco has for objective, according to its constitution , “to contribute to the maintenance of peace and security by promoting, through education, science and culture, cooperation between nations, in order to further universal respect for justice, law, Human rights and fundamental freedoms for all without distinction as to race, sex, language or religion, by the Charter of the united Nations recognizes that all peoples “.