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Government Documents - United Nations Specialized Agencies: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

A guide for finding publications from UN Specialized Agencies in the UH Manoa Government Documents collection.

Databases and Online Resources


Building Peace in the minds of men and women


The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) "works to create the conditions for dialogue among civilizations, cultures, and peoples, based upon respect for commonly shared values. It is through this dialogue that the world can achieve global visions of sustainable development encompassing observance of human rights, mutual respect and the alleviation of poverty, all of which are at the heart of UNESCO’S mission and activities."


You can search for UNESCO materials in the library's OneSearch discovery layer. Some resources may also be available electronically via ebrary and will require a UH username and password for access.

To search for UNESCO items, type "unesco" and the subject of your choice in the search boxes.

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization publications in print can be found in the Government Documents Collection. Examples of publications include: