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Creation of UNESCO. ©unesco 1945
Creation of UNESCO

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Footage of the 7th Plenary Session of the United Nations conference for the establishment of an educational, scientific and cultural organization. London, 16 November 1945

44 delegations were present when UNESCO Constitution was adopted.

This footage shows Ms Ellen Wilkinson, President of the conference, as well as British Minister of Education, while she reads aloud the preamble to UNESCO's Constitution.
This video is also part of the documentary "Building Peace in the Minds of Men"

on this subject: Right to education: the UNESCO constitution

Place/region: London, United Kingdom, Europe
Series: INA-UNESCO collection
Type: Speech
Authors and personalities: Ellen Wilkinson, speaker.
Production: United Kingdom. Central Office of Information, producer.
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