El texto judicial fue aceptado19/02/1965 y revisado por última vez el
The Commission was first established in 1957 (14/11/1957) as a Commission for Intellectual Cooperation by the Presidential Mandate n° 3297. It was then reorganized and became "National Commission for UNESCO" in February 1965 (Presidential Mandate n° 2147). Since then, the Commission has undertaken and finalized various restructuring processes (1971, 1975, 1992)
Centro de documentación
The Documentation Centre is in process of catalogation and digitalisation.
Estructura de la Comisión
The National Commission consists of the following bodies:
- The General Assembly;
- Five Programme Committees: Education; Culture; Science and Technology; Social Sciences; Information and Communication.
- The Secretariat.
The Membership of the National Commission is composed of representatives of the Government, national institutions, NGOs, and distinguished personalities -designated for their personal competence.
The Commission has no Executive Committee. Plannig and consultation process include the Chairperson, the Secretary-General, the Deputy Secretary-General along with coordinators of the sub-commissions (see below) and the Permanent Delegate. Within the implementation of changes since 1997 a collaboration modality was designed through sub-commissions according to the areas of competence of UNESCO fields of action were called to offer suggestions, write proposals and prepare draft resolutions. The present decision is to designate one specialist per subject area as a regular collaborator who would also consult other specialists for specific actions.
Composed of 32 members representing the relevant Ministries (Culture; Economy, Planning and Development; Education; Higher Education, Science and Technology; Youth; Environment and Natural Resources; Foreign Affairs; and Tourism), Programme and National Committees; UNESCO Chairs, Clubs and ASPnet; universities; professional associations; non-governmental organizations; and individual experts.
Meets once a year.
Comités o Subcomités
As mentioned above, five sub-committees were set up: 1) Education, 2) Sciences, 3) Social and Human Sciences, 4) Culture, 5) Information and Communication.