UNESCO Constitution

Building Peace in the minds of men and women "Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defences of peace must be constructed..."

This is part of the famous preamble of the UNESCO Constitution.
It moved the people 70 years ago when the organization was established, and it still moves us today.
The preamble further states that "...a peace based exclusively upon the political and economic arrangements of governments would not be a peace which could secure the unanimous, lasting and sincere support of the peoples of the world, and that the peace must therefore be founded, if it is not to fail, upon the intellectual and moral solidarity of mankind..."