By Poul Duedahl
The venture UNESCO, as outlined simply after the top of worldwide struggle II, is to construct 'the defenses of peace within the minds of men'. during this e-book, historians hint the routes of chosen UNESCO psychological engineering tasks from its headquarters in Paris to the member states, to evaluate UNESCO's international impact.
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18 Introduction • country-speciﬁc UNESCO secretariat records, which include administrative ﬁles, project ﬁles and working ﬁles created by UNESCO in relation to each member state; • topic-speciﬁc secretariat records, which include the same types of documents in relation to speciﬁc topics across national borders, such as national education for mutual understanding; • records of national ofﬁces, which were ofﬁcial UNESCO agents and thus intermediaries with the task of transferring knowledge from the headquarters to the member states; • archives of ﬁeld ofﬁces, regional ofﬁces and temporary UNESCO expert missions which were other platforms for the delivery of UNESCO activities.
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One of the ﬁrst organizations to take notice of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – and the UNESCO statement on race – was the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the “oldest, largest and most widely recognized grassroots-based civil rights organization” in the USA. 16 In spite of the inherently subversive subject matter of social anthropology – taking other cultures seriously by trying to understand their belief and value systems can be a disquieting departure from the norm – its links with colonialism made it vulnerable to justiﬁed criticisms from intellectuals born in Africa and Asia.