UNESCO Regional Bureau for Culture for Latin America and the Caribbean

Bureau régional de l'UNESCO pour la culture en Amérique latine et dans les Caraïbes
Oficina Regional de Cultura de la UNESCO para América Latina y el Caribe (ORCALC)

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URL: http://www.unesco.org/havana/
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24 Feb 1950, as 'Regional Office - Western Hemisphere'. Adopted the current title in 1972, by an agreement between B-XB3383 - UNESCO and the Government of Cuba. Also referred to in English as UNESCO Regional Office for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean. Since 1995, functions as UNESCO Havana Office -- Bureau de l'UNESCO à la Havane -- Oficina de la UNESCO en la Havana. After UNESCO reform 2002-2003, Office in Havana was ratified as Regional Office for Office for Culture and UNESCO Representation to the government of Cuba.


Represent UNESCO in Latin America and the Caribbean in the fields of culture, cultural heritage, studies on culture, research on cultures, cultural development and cultural policies.


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