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  • Delegation (U.S. Mission Image)

    U.S. Presidential Delegation for the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

  • UNESCO 70th anniversary image

    Next year marks the 70th Anniversary of UNESCO. Find out more about the organization, its landmark achievements and how you can take part in the celebration.

  • Cultural heritage under threat in Iraq and Syria (UNESCO image)

    U.S. Department of State Fact Sheet on threats to cultural heritage in Iraq and Syria, where damage and looting of historic sites have destroyed irreplaceable evidence of ancient life and society.

  • The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, and the First Lady of the United States of America, Michelle Obama at an event held in the context of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, September 2014. © UN Photo/ Bob Krasner

    On 24 September, the Director-General of UNESCO, the First Lady of the United States of America, and world leaders pledged their commitment to raise the quality of education. © UN Photo/ Bob Krasner

  • Ambassador Nix-Hines presents her credentials to Director-General Bokova (UNESCO image)

    On August 8, 2014, the United States Permanent Representative to UNESCO, Ambassador Crystal Nix-Hines, presented her credentials to UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova.

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U.S. Ambassador to UNESCO

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Factsheet: Girls' Education

  • Girls' Education

Factsheet: Genocide Prevention

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Factsheet: Goodwill Ambassadors

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