The United States is one of the countries that established Palestine as a state. The struggle for Palestine to get full membership status in the United Nations (UN) also often gets a veto from the United States. The United States rejects Palestine at UNESCO because according to America, membership status as a country cannot determine the decision of the UN Security Council first. The research method used in this research is descriptive research method, and the writer will use secondary data. This paper examines the United States' policy towards UNESCO after the membership of Palestine for the 2012-2017 period. The conclusion of this research is that the United States officially left UNESCO after Palestine joined the organization.

Bahasa Abstract

Amerika Serikat adalah salah satu negara yang mendirikan Palestina sebagai sebuah negara. Perjuangan Palestina untuk mendapatkan status keanggotaan penuh di Perserikatan Bangsa-Bangsa (PBB) juga kerap mendapat veto dari Amerika Serikat. Amerika Serikat menolak Palestina di UNESCO karena menurut Amerika, status keanggotaan sebagai negara tidak bisa menentukan keputusan Dewan Keamanan PBB terlebih dahulu. Metode penelitian yang digunakan dalam penelitian ini adalah metode penelitian deskriptif, dan penulis akan menggunakan data sekunder. Tulisan ini mengkaji kebijakan Amerika Serikat terhadap UNESCO pasca keanggotaan Palestina periode 2012-2017. Kesimpulan dari penelitian ini adalah Amerika Serikat resmi keluar dari UNESCO setelah Palestina bergabung dengan organisasi tersebut.




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