Definition of UNESCO in English:

UNESCO

(also Unesco)

proper noun

  • An agency of the United Nations established in 1945 to promote the exchange of information, ideas, and culture. In 1984 the US withdrew from the organization, but in 2003, after satisfied with certain reforms, it rejoined.

Origin

Acronym from United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.

Pronunciation:

UNESCO

/yo͞oˈneskō/