UNESCO: Its Purpose and Philosophy : Facsimiles of English and French Editions of This Visionary Policy Document

UNESCO: Its Purpose and Philosophy : Facsimiles of English and French Editions of This Visionary Policy Document

Book Title: UNESCO: Its Purpose and Philosophy : Facsimiles of English and French Editions of This Visionary Policy Document

Author: Lynn Meskell

Format: Paperback | 146 pages

Publication Date: 15 Sep 2010

ISBN-13: 9781906267018

UNESCO was created "to contribute to peace and security by promoting collaboration among the nations through education, science, and culture." No one spoke with greater authority about the plan for UNESCO than Julian Huxley. As Executive Secretary of its Preparatory Commission and first Director General, he was a major influence the organization's original vision. This facsimile edition provides both the English and French editions of Huxley's visionary policy document, first published in 1946 during preparatory negotiations.