In 1945, the creation of UNESCO responds to a strong conviction of the Nations that have just passed through two world conflicts: the only consideration of economic and political aspects cannot be enough to build a lasting peace. Respect for everyone, regardless of color, gender, descent or national, ethnic or religious identity, is also essential to better understand each other and work together to build lasting peace.
UNESCO (The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations, whose purpose is to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through:
The history of MMM is closely linked to that of UNESCO: MMM was created there in 1947 and has been active there for more than 70 years.
This “consulting partnership” allows MMM to actively participate in:
By participating actively in the work of UNESCO, MMM highlights the role of mothers and the important potential they represent, especially for building sustainable peace. In the discussions, MMM also denounces the injustices and obstacles that mothers face and proposes solutions.
By raising awareness among politicians and decision makers and making practical policy recommendations, MMM acts to bring about positive changes in the lives of mothers and their children, so that they can not only better assume their educational responsibilities, but also fully participate as economic and civic actors in development. from their country.
MMM works for mothers and families, but also for the progress and good of communities and societies.
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