With or Without U.S. Funding, UNESCO Celebrates American Cities

New York Times

Elaine Glusac

January 26, 2018

In October, the Trump administration announced that the United States would withdraw from Unesco, the United Nations cultural organization known for its World Heritage sites program, by the end of 2018. But that rejection, tied to perceptions of anti-Israel bias, has not stopped Unesco from naming a number of American cities to its Creative Cities Network.