UNESCO stands for United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization. It was established in 1945. Its main aim since its birth has been to raise the world literacy levels and to spread awareness among people regarding the importance of literacy.
- It has been volunteering numerous activities to ensure that there is always an effort flowing to spread the roots of education. Various initiatives like LIFE, EFA and many more have been immensely appreciated and supported by all the participating countries.
- Today it stands tall as a library for ideas that prepares and monitors activities in the field of education.
- Promotes international co-operation among its 193 Member States and six Associate Members in the fields of education, science, culture and communication.
- Helps nations develop a strategy for national development.
- UNESCO pursues its objectives through five major programs: Education, Natural sciences, Social and Human sciences, Culture and Communication and Information.