UNESCO is known as the "intellectual" agency of the United Nations. At a time when the world is looking for new ways to build peace and sustainable development, people must rely on the power of intelligence to innovate and sustain the hope of a new humanism.  

UNESCO strives to bring this creative intelligence to life, so that it is in the minds of men and women that the defences of peace and the conditions for sustainable development must be built.  

This overall objective is pursued through the following areas of action:

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