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By Fernando Valderrama

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18 A history of UNESCO Thus the National Committees were established for the specific purpose of drawing up a plan of the needs of scientific institutions in the various countries. In these first years, all of the Committees performed the function assigned to them, namely that of responding to the relevant questionnaires. The foundation of the International Institute of Intellectual Co-operation facilitated the establishment and development of the National Committees, the number of which rose from 30 in 1928 to 49 in 1938.

Thereafter meetings, which the political and military situation limited to eight in number, were organized on the following topics: 1. In Frankfurt, on the topic ‘Goethe’. This meeting was held from 12 to 14 May 1932, on the occasion of the celebrations in honour of Goethe. The following are the titles of some of the papers: ‘How I see Goethe’, by Paul Valéry, ‘Goethe and the vocation of the writer’, by Thomas Mann, ‘Faust and the spiritual Europeans’, by Salvador de Madariaga, ‘Goethe and Hellenism’, by Gilbert Murray, ‘Goethe and architecture’, by Ragnar Ostberg, and ‘Goethe in Rome’, by Roberto Paribeni.

Art and the State’. The meeting took place in the Palazzo Ducale under the chairmanship of Jules Destrée from 25 to 28 July 1934. It was attended by more than fifty leading figures, among them the Nobel Prize winner Thomas Mann, the writers Gonzalo Zaldumbide (Ecuador), Lajos Zilahy (Hungary) and Ernesto Giménez Caballero (Spain), the philosopher Giovanni Gentile (Italy) and the architect Charles-Édouard Le Corbusier (France). Some of the most striking statements made at this meeting are the following: ‘The public plays a very important role in the work of art’; ‘The day a supranational civilization exists, we shall find ourselves in a great era, but this era will not come before the emergence of a collective civilization and great geniuses’: ‘With regard to art, the State has not rights, but rather duties, which may take various forms: conservation of the works of the past, preparation of coming generations, protection of artists and assistance to the disinherited’; 5.

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