Monday, October 31, 2011

Between Palau And Panama: Palestine Seated In UNESCO

"Unesco on Monday became the first United Nations organisation to admit Palestine as a full member state, prompting the US to immediately announce it was cutting a planned $60m budget payment to the cultural agency.

In defiance of fierce diplomatic pressure from the US and Israel, 107 members of the UN body for education, science and culture backed the Palestinian request."

Financial Times

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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