Monday, October 16, 2017

Met president condemns US withdrawal from UNESCO

APOLLO MAGAZINE

Met president condemns US withdrawal from UNESCO | Daniel H. Weiss, President and CEO of The Met, has issued a statement condemning the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from UNESCO by 2018. ‘One of our most important responsibilities as museum leaders is to protect cultural heritage and promote international education’, he writes. ‘President Trump’s decision to withdraw from UNESCO undermines the historic role of the United States as a leader in this effort and weakens our position as a strong advocate for cultural preservation […]’. [More]