U.S. This Monday made a formal request to rejoin Unesco, which he renounced during his tenure donald trumpdeclared its General Manager, Audrey Azoulaycalling the decision a “strong act of confidence.”
“I would like to inform you that … the United States is honored to present a plan for your return to UNESCO,” U.S. Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs Richard Verma wrote to Azoulay.
Azoulay Intent notified this Monday From Washington to the organization’s 193 member countries hewho must now decide by majority vote—In a vote scheduled for July— if they accept re-entry.
American decision appear in the context of competition get stronger Chinawhich wants to change the Second World War UNESCO is one of its branches.
“I am pleased that this strong act of confidence” reflects UNESCO’s “result of five years of work” to “calm tensions, particularly in the Middle East,” the director-general commented in a statement.
he Trump’s America announced in October 2017 he left the organization for him “Persistent anti-Israel bias”. This withdrawal, together with that of Israel, December 2018.
but the us government Joe Biden thinks it makes China The impact on the rules of artificial intelligence is even greater. In 2021, UNESCO make a suggestion On ethics and artificial intelligence.
“I think we should go back to UNESCO, not as a gift, but because what happens at UNESCO matters”, US Secretary of State announced in the Senate in March Anthony Blinken.
Palestine has been admitted to UNESCO since 2011Washington suspends funding for group promoting culture, education and science, despite reps twenty two% total budget.
US debt Signed from 2011 to 2018 The Paris-based organization has now risen to $619 milliona figure higher than UNESCO’s annual budget, estimated at $534 million.