Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Interview: Unesco - Connecting Culture and the People

The Guardian, UK (Florence Evin and Brigitte Perucca)

Last September, after political infighting on a scale rarely seen at Unesco, Irina Bokova, 57, originally from Bulgaria, was elected as the first women to head the organisation. Last November she travelled to Egypt to rebuild connections with Farouk Hosni, her rival for the job. “The election is behind us, we have turned over a new leaf and I am very optimistic”

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