United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Established- 16 November 1945; effective - 4 November 1946
Aim- to promote cooperation in education, science, and culture
Members- (194 plus the Palestine Liberation Organization) includes all UN member countries except Liechtenstein (192 total); plus Cook Islands, Niue, and the Palestine Liberation Organization
Associate members- (9) Anguilla, Aruba, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Faroe Islands, Macau, Sint Maarten, Tokelau