Global Policy Forum

UNESCO Is in Danger – Causes, Consequences and Solutions

This open letter, written by GPF Senior Research Fellow Klaus Huefner, addresses the financial crisis in UNESCO and how to overcome it.  The letter calls attention to the decision of the United States not to pay its annual dues to the organization and to the anomaly that the US, while delinquent in its dues, is remaining in the organization and has been elected to UNESCO’s Executive Board.  Huefner, who has been involved with UNESCO in many honorary posts over forty years, is an important voice, alerting the international community to a dangerous but little-noted crisis of multilateralism.



By Prof. Dr. Klaus Hüfner

September 28, 2012

The full open letter can be read here.

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