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  • Online Bookshop
    Presents titles currently for sale in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Arabic published or co-published by UNESCO. These include books, multimedia (DVDs, CD-Roms, VHS videos), periodicals, and scientific maps for professionals.
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    Contains over 130 000 free downloadable documents in six official languages covering all UNESCO fields of competence since 1945 and publications edited by the Organization.
  • Library
    The UNESCO Library provides reference and information services, including research, to the Organization as a whole, as well as to the general public with an interest in UNESCO's fields of competence.
  • Archives
    This website presents the UNESCO Archives, which document the Organization’s history and provides access to all official correspondence, documents, publications, multimedia and electronic records.



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