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Introduction

United NationsThe U.S. Federation of UNESCO Centers and Associations serves as the national body that governs the grassroots movement of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in the United States of America.

The USFUCA  promotes peace and security through mutual understanding of cultures and the pursuit of knowledge and science. It brings together people from all walks of life who aim to promote the ideals, missions and programs of UNESCO.

The USFUCA also represents the United States of America in the World Federation of UNESCO Centers and Associations (WFUCA). A summary of the specific goals and objectives of the USFUCA is listed below.

 

Our Goals

 

  • To promote “UNESCO’s areas of work” – education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture and communication - as a strong force in individual and social transformation

  • To promote the mission and goals of UNESCO in all areas of the United States of America in concordance with national, regional, local and international development efforts

  • To assist UNESCO National Commission of the United Sates in evolving policies and standards in facilitating the attainment of quality education for all and lifelong learning for sustainable development; advocating for science knowledge and policy for sustainable development; addressing emerging social and ethical challenges; fostering cultural diversity, intercultural dialogue and a culture of peace; contributing to building inclusive knowledge societies through information and communication.

  • To establish and maintain close relationships among government agencies, private and non-government institutions in matters relating to UNESCO's areas of work

  • To establish and implement feasible projects and mechanisms for the promotion of networking among institutions for upgrading the professional growth of officers and members of UNESCO Clubs, Centers and Associations in the United States of America.

  • To lobby for laws and policies that will promote the development of UNESCO’s areas of work

  • To mobilize available resources for the conduct of continuing education of officers and members of UNESCO Clubs, Centers and Associations

  • To undertake a nationwide advocacy campaign for the promotion of peace, eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, communication, and information.

  • To gradually organize chapters in all regions of the country in order to create growing participation in UNESCO areas of work

  • To develop and produce relevant training and instructional materials, produce books, manuals and the like on its own in partnership with duly recognized educational institutions in the country or in international arena in order to promote UNESCO’s area of work.

  • To establish close coordination and linkages with other international organizations particularly the European and North American Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centers and Associations (EFUCA) and World Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centers and Associations (WFUCA)

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