The Trump administration announced on Friday that it would withdraw from UNESCO, the UN cultural organisation, after years of the US distancing itself because of what it called the group's.. Sydney Morning Herald Also reported by •The Age
The U.S. and Israel are pulling out of UNESCO over what they call an 'anti-Israel bias,' but the move may actually underscore their bias towards basic Palestinian rights. Meanwhile, Palestinian.. Source: Real News Network - Affiliate -
Former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay has been chosen as UNESCO’s new chief.
Azoulay edged Qatar’s Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari after the fifth round of voting and the decision will now.. Source: euronews (in English) -
On Thursday, the United States and Israel announced that they were quitting the U.N.’s cultural agency UNESCO, after Washington accused it of anti-Israeli bias. The withdrawal of the United States,.. Source: Wochit News -
The Trump administration gave formal notice on Tuesday that it is reviewing its participation in the UN Human Rights Council and called for reforming the body to eliminate what it called its "chronic.. Sydney Morning Herald Also reported by •The Age •Brisbane Times