Julian Huxley as Fellow of New College, Oxford 1922
Flag of UNESCO
English Heritage blue plaque at 16 Bracknell Gardens, Hampstead, London, commemorating Julian, his younger brother Aldous, and father Leonard
UNESCO offices in Brasília
T. H. Huxley with Julian in 1893
UNESCO Institute for Water Education in Delft
Great crested grebes
The Garden of Peace at UNESCO headquarters
Julian Huxley
British Army Intelligence Corps 1918
Carondelet Palace, Presidential Palace – with changing of the guards. The Historic Center of Quito, Ecuador, is one of the largest, least-altered and best-preserved historic centres in the Americas. This centre was, together with the historic centre of Kraków in Poland, the first to be declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO on 18 September 1978.
Huxley with his two sons, Anthony and Francis
Juliette Huxley, c. 1929
Huxley lights a cigarette under his grandfather's portrait, c.1935.

He was secretary of the Zoological Society of London (1935–1942), the first Director of UNESCO, a founding member of the World Wildlife Fund, the president of the British Eugenics Society (1959-1962), and the first President of the British Humanist Association.

- Julian Huxley

The first General Conference took place from 19 November to 10 December 1946, and elected Dr. Julian Huxley to Director-General.


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The Race Question

Morris Ginsberg
Claude Levi-Strauss
Edwin G. Conklin
Gunnar Dahlberg
Julian Huxley

The Race Question is the first of four UNESCO statements about issues of race.

The text was then revised by Ashley Montagu following criticisms submitted by Hadley Cantril; Edwin Conklin; Gunnar Dahlberg; Theodosius Dobzhansky, author of Genetics and the Origin of Species (1937); L. C. Dunn; Donald Hager; Julian Huxley, first director of UNESCO and one of the many key contributors to modern evolutionary synthesis; Otto Klineberg; Wilbert Moore; H. J. Muller; Gunnar Myrdal, author of An American Dilemma: The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy (1944); Joseph Needham, a biochemist specialist of Chinese science; and geneticist Curt Stern.