Audrey Azoulay elected as Director General of UNESCO

Posted on:16 Oct 2017 10:03:02
Audrey Azoulay elected as Director General of UNESCO
16 October 2017 Current Affairs: Former French Culture Minister Audrey Azoulay (45) was elected as new Director-General of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) the UN’s education, science, and culture agency.

She succeeds Irina Bokova of Bulgaria.

She defeated Qatar’s Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari in the final 30-28 vote after she won a runoff with a third finalist from Egypt.

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