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November 24, 2016 23:03

The General Conference,

Considering the request for admission of Palestine to UNESCO submitted in 1989, and reiterated
at each session of the General Conference,

Having noted that Palestine accepts UNESCO’s Constitution and is ready to fulfill the obligations
which will devolve upon it by virtue of its admission and to contribute towards the expenses of the
Organization,

Having noted that the Executive Board, at its 187th session recommended the admission of
Palestine to membership of UNESCO,

Decides to admit Palestine as a member of UNESCO.

November 24, 2016 23:03

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