France's Azoulay Elected To Be UNESCO's New Director General

Wochit Headline News - Friday, 13 October 2017  (1 week ago)
According to two diplomatic sources on Friday, the United Nations' cultural agency has chosen France's Audrey Azoulay to be the organization's new director general, following the exit of long-time leader Irina Bokova. UNESCO’s executive board voted 30 to 28 in favor of Azoulay, a former French culture minister, was running against Qatar's Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari. The final decision remains in the hands of UNESCO's 195 members to approve on November tenth.

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