(Adopted by Council on November 12, 1989)

(Reaffirmed by Council l6 April l993)

Whereas UNESCO has improved its operations and re-emphasized the importance of science in its work under the leadership of its new Director General, and

Whereas a strong U.S. role in UNESCO's worldwide scientific activities would be of benefit both to the U.S. and to the world,

Be it resolved that the Council of The American Physical Society recommend that the United States return to active membership in UNESCO and take an active role in identifying strong candidates for leadership positions in UNESCO's secretariat and its governing and advisory bodies.