UNESCO & the European Union

UNESCO and the European Commission cooperate in many areas since 1996 and the signature of a framework agreement that harmonized their administrative and financial procedures.

This document was amended in February 2004, when a new agreement between UNESCO and the European Commission was established, which allowed UNESCO to accede to the Financial and Administrative Framework Agreement (FAFA) concluded between the UN and the European Commission in 2003.

The next step of this cooperation process is for UNESCO and the EU to become strategic partners, by elaborating common strategies about shared priorities and joining forces in areas of mutual interest.

UNESCO and the European Union : sharing common goals and values


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