1. Charter of the Organization of American States (1948)
(Adopted at the Ninth International Conference of American States, Bogotá, Colombia, 30 April 1948)
The American States reaffirm the following principles:
(n) The education of peoples should be directed toward justice, freedom, and peace.
The Member States will give primary importance within their development plans to the encouragement of education, science, technology, and culture, oriented toward the overall improvement of the individual, and as a foundation for democracy, social justice, and progress.