UNESCO: 70 years in the service of human dignity

On 16 November 1945, the Constitution of UNESCO was signed by 37 countries in London, United Kingdom, and came into force on 4 November 1946. During the last 70 years, UNESCO has acted as a global laboratory of ideas. But how have they been translated into action and how have they improved the world? Answering this question is the challenge taken up by an international group of researchers who are currently working on a new history of UNESCO, based not only on its ideas, but also on their relevance and their impact on the ground.

Video message on the commemoration of the UNESCO 70th anniversary by Mr. Alexander Khoroshilov, UNESCO IITE Officer-in-Charge.

World Leaders to mark UNESCO’s 70th Anniversary standing for human rights and against violent extremism