Google announced today the launch of ‘Maharat min Google’, a free digital skills-building program in Arabic, in an effort to help people in MENA find jobs.
Both Egypt’s and French candidates for UNESCO top post met after the first run-off Friday concluded in France reaching final round with the Qatari candidate.
Egypt supports the French candidate in the final round of UNESCO voting due at 18:30 (Cairo local time) against the Qatari candidate.
Egypt’s candidate Moushira Khattab running for UNESCO top post garnered 25 votes Friday in the run-off, leaving the race after maintaining third rank over the past four rounds.
Egypt has submitted an official complaint to UNESCO’s director general Irina Bakova, requesting quick verification of several violations occurred during the ongoing elections.
It has been revealed to Egypt Today that the French President Emmanuel Macron has made phone calls with leaders of European countries to change their votes in favor of France
Reliable sources unveiled some French endeavors to communicate with the Qatari delegation to coordinate before the 5th round of UNESCO’s director-general post.
Egypt’s candidate for UNESCO’s director-general post, Moushira Khattab obtained 18 votes in the fourth round of the voting process
Most probably, the Qatari minister was summoned to close more deals with some of the 58 member states.
The Lebanese UNESCO director-general candidate, Vera Khouri, announced in a statement to Egypt Today her withdrawal from the race.
The move can grant Egypt’s candidate at least five additional votes
The protest has been organized by Egyptian and French activists to start at 3:00 p.m.
Hazy Qatari-French coalition amid UNESCO'S election to exclude Egyptian candidate Moushira Khattab.
Did Qatar and France teamed up against Egypt during a secret meeting in UNESCO's room no. S. 375?
Suspicion pervades that this was a move by major member states to close the race between the Qatari candidate and one of their own.
Moushira Khattab says UNESCO has been politicized in an exclusive interview to Egypt Today, in Paris.