Irina Bokova

Audrey Azoulay formally appointed new UNESCO chief

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 - 02:36 GMT

The new French UNESCO director general is the second woman to occupy this position, replacing Irina Bokova.

39th UNESCO session kicks off in Paris

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 04:18 GMT

The 39th General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) kicked off on Monday.

UNESCO says it regrets U.S. decision to leave its organisation

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 - 01:28 GMT

UNESCO expressed regret on Thursday over the United States' official decision to leave its organisation.

How does the UNESCO elect its chief?

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 10:23 GMT

The UNESCO Executive Board can vote over a maximum of five rounds, until a majority of votes is met. The next secret ballot will be held on Tuesday.

Enas Abdeldayem supports Khattab’s UNESCO nomination

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 - 02:38 GMT

Enas Abdeldayem, the head of Cairo Opera House and member of the National Women’s Council.

UNESCO condemns assassination of 2 Syrian journalists in Turkey

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 05:50 GMT

UNESCO's Irina Bokova, on Tuesday denounced the killing of Syrian writer, journalist and film-maker Orouba Barakat and her daughter Hala Barakat, in Istanbul.

Naseer Shamma to perform at El Sawy Culture Wheel on Sept 12

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 - 11:34 GMT

The Maestro and oud player Naseer Shamma will hold a concert in the Wisdom hall at El Sawy Culture Wheel on September 12 from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Guinea supports Egypt in election of UNESCO Director-General

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 - 09:49 GMT

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Guinea Makalé Camara has stressed her full support of Egypt and Ambassador Moushira Mahmoud Khattab.

UNESCO director general inspects restoration of Luxor statue

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 - 02:44 GMT

Director General of UNESCO Irina Bokova visited Luxor on Friday to inspect the restoration process of a statue of King Ramses II, Youm7 reported.