Subseries 2 - Constitution of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

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Constitution of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization


  • 1945-1986, 2011 (Creation)

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8 cm of textual records

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Codes A/2/18 to A/2/20 do not seem to have been attributed according to notes in the paper registers.

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Subseries consists of copies and translations of the Constitution and its Final Act. It also contains original correspondence from the United Kingdom Foreign Office notifying UNESCO when a country has signed the Constitution or deposited its Instrument of Acceptance.

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-A note indicates that the subseries is not complete and that Central Registry files under code X07.21 (official relations with member countries) should also be consulted.
-The original Constitution and the Instruments of Acceptance are deposited at the United Kingdom Foreign Office Treaty Section and are then transferred to the UK National Archives (record group FO94). Search for UNESCO Constitution on the National Archives website:

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Migrated/entered into AtoM by AWT April 2012.




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