IM Issue 53 – December 2011

Canadians Rally Around Israel After Palestinian Success at UNESCO

Canada joined the United States and Israel in cutting funding to UNESCO. The move comes after the vote by the 194 members of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization to accept Palestine as a member. The Canadian government said it was withdrawing the voluntary contribution to the UN body in response to the recent decision to accept Palestine as a member.

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