UNESCO and Becoming a World Heritage Site
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UNESCO was established on November 16, 1945, as a response to the Second World War. It was partly founded on the model of the former Conference of Allied Ministers of Education (CAME), which had been established in London in 1942 (Imber, 1989: 98) and had brought together the interests of the Paris based International Institute for Intellectual Cooperation and the Geneva based International Bureau of Education. At the heart of UNESCO lies the belief that the promotion of different global “cultures” is key to global peace. UNESCO’s constitution today still declares that its ambition is to “build peace in the minds of men,”1 words first pronounced by the British Prime Minister Attlee addressing the new UNESCO conference in 1945.