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UNESCO and Least Developed Countries


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"The situation in some of the Least Developed Countries is particularly critical, compounded as it is by the devastation wrought by HIV/AIDS, internal conflicts and governance crises. Given their perilous, fragile situation, the LDCs will receive special attention from UNESCO."

Koïchiro Matsuura
Director General of UNESCO

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in this regard, UNESCO is committed to:

Read the UN Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries.
(2001 - 2010)

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"The needs of the least developed countries will

be mainstreamed throughout all programmes."

(Medium-Term Strategy 2002-2007, 31C/4 Approved, § 31)