Monday, October 31, 2011

Palestine Becomes Full Member of UNESCO

Palestine News & Info Agency - WAFA

PARIS, October 31, 2011 (WAFA) – The General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Monday adopted the draft resolution of its executive board to grant Palestine full membership in the organization.

A total of 173 UNESCO member states attended the voting session; the resolution received 107 votes in favor, 14 against, and 52 members states abstained.