The United States and Israel have officially UNESCO. This is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. The two countries out of UNESCO at the stroke of midnight as the New Year in. It is the second time for the U.S. to out of UNESCO. The first time was in 1984, when it the agency was favoring the old Soviet Union too much. The U.S. then in 2003. The current withdrawal because both nations were worried that UNESCO biased against Israel. Nikki Haley, the current U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, : "UNESCO is among the most corrupt and politically biased UN agencies. Today, the U.S. withdrawal from this cesspool official."
UNESCO was co- by the U.S. after World War II. It to peace through international cooperation in education, the sciences and culture. The agency is best known for its World Heritage program, which cultural sites and traditions around the world. UNESCO also works to education for girls, understanding of the horrors of the Holocaust, and freedom of the press. The U.S. said it to follow UNESCO as a non-member "observer state". The Israeli envoy to the United Nations Danny Danon said his country, "will not a member of an organization whose goal is to deliberately against us".