ERIC Number: ED365674
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
UNESCO--Worldwide Action in Education. Second Edition.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
This publication describes activities UNESCO is carrying out and the objectives it is pursuing. The following articles are included: (1) "Education and Human Development" (Federico Mayor, Director-General of UNESCO); (2) "Education and the Future" (Colin N. Power, Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO); (3) "What Is UNESCO and What Does It Do?" (4) "Regional Action for Education" (covers regional programs in Africa, Arab States, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and North America, and Latin America and the Caribbean); (5) "Sharing Knowledge" (highlights international intellectual cooperation, statistics on education, quality of education and improvement of school achievement, scientific, technical and vocational education, higher education, training of educational personnel, and action in favor of disadvantaged groups); (6) "Cooperation for Development"; (7) "You and UNESCO" (details how one can participate in UNESCO's action, how information on education can be obtained, and a selected bibliography); and (8) "Where to Apply." Also included are addresses of regional offices, centers, institutions, national commissions, other bodies serving UNESCO's goals in all parts of the world, a bibliography, and a wide range of materials and references. (LL)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, International Organizations, International Programs, Mission Statements, Organizational Climate, Partnerships in Education, Program Descriptions, Resource Materials, Teacher Education
Documentation and Information Service, Education Sector, UNESCO, 7 place de Fontenoy, 75700 Paris, France.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers: Africa; Arab States; Asia Pacific Region; Caribbean; Europe; Latin America; North America; UNESCO
Note: For an earlier edition, see ED 357 000. Photographs may not reproduce adequately.