UNESCO, its purpose and its philosophy

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Patterns of Science: Developing Knowledge for a World Community at Unesco
In the aftermath of World War II, many internationalists diagnosed the fundamental cause of international conflict as humanity’s failure to realize the ideals of a world community grounded in globalExpand
From intergovernmental to global: UNESCO’s response to globalization
Whilst there is an ever-growing literature on the economic and political aspects of ‘globalization,’ at present there are few studies analyzing how intergovernmental organizations have reacted toExpand
Scientific Humanisms and the Anthropocene, Or the Dream of Steering the Evolution of the Human and Natural World
This contribution engages with different forms of humanism coming out of the history of science and evolutionary biology, called new, scientific, evolutionary, and ecological, from the interwar yearsExpand
Climate as resource and challenge: international cooperation in the UNESCO Arid Zone Programme
ABSTRACT Perceptions of climatic challenges have changed significantly during the twentieth century. In recent decades, the question of global climate change received more attention than regionalExpand
Suitable for Western Audiences: UNESCO and the Self-fulfilling Prophecy of Cinematic Cultural Diplomacy
Huttunen, Miia Suitable for Western Audiences: UNESCO and the Self-fulfilling Prophecy of Cinematic Cultural Diplomacy Jyväskylä: University of Jyväskylä, 2020, 108 p. ISBN 978-951-39-8164-8 ThroughExpand
Utopian Conservation: Scientific Humanism, Evolution, and Island Imaginaries on the Galápagos Islands
In 1959, the Charles Darwin Station and the Galápagos National Park were established, formally inaugurating conservation on the archipelago. In the same year, a utopian colony from the United StatesExpand
«A New Global Ethic»: A History of the United Nations International Environmental Education Program, 1975-1995
In 1975, the United Nations, under the auspices of its Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and Environment Program (UNEP), established the International Environmental EducationExpand
For Science, Broadcasting, and Conservation: Wildlife Recording, the BBC, and the Consolidation of a British Library of Wildlife Sounds
It is argued that this sound archive was consolidated through the collective efforts of a recording community—an unlikely alliance of academic biologists, commercial and amateur hobby recordists, and the public service broadcaster British Broadcasting Corporation, each with a stake in the development, use, and popularization of wildlife recordings. Expand