The Flow of UNESCO Experts toward Latin America: On the Asymmetrical Impact of the Missions, 1947–1984

  • Anabella Abarzúa Cutroni


This chapter identifies some of the asymmetries in the impact of UNESCO’s expert missions in Latin America. Not all the states in this region had access to the same number of experts for technical assistance, the thematic orientation of the missions was not homogenous in all the countries, and at the scientific level, certain disciplines received more attention than others. These asymmetries provide an insight into the difficulty of efficiently implementing UNESCO’s program at the national level during its first 20 years of activity and reveal the significance of the support of the member states.


Member State Technical Assistance Destination Country Expand Program Science Mission 
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