What impact can israel have? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Valley Commando
    • 31.10.11 | 18:19 (IST)

    I understand that losing US funding would be a blow to UNESCO, but I cant figue out what impact, if any, Israel refusing to co-operate with UNESCO would be. I assume it means that Israel would ignore any designations of cultural sites that UNESCO makes, but then presumably UNESCO would not fund any Israeli sites (which I would guess are main-stays of tourism to Israel). In the end I suppose it would simply add to Israel's international isolation as yet another circumstance where Israel refuses to adhere to collective decisions.

    from the article: Israel to reconsider cooperation with UNESCO after approval of Palestine membership
    First published 16:28 31.10.11 | Last updated 16:28 31.10.11
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