UNESCO Confirms France's Audrey Azoulay as New Head

Posted on:13 Nov 2017 09:20:58
UNESCO Confirms France's Audrey Azoulay as New Head
13 November 2017 Current Affairs: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) member states confirmed the nomination of France's former culture minister Audrey Azoulay to head the cultural agency.

A 45-year-old Azoulay becomes UNESCO's second woman director general.

Azoulay succeeds Irina Bokova of Bulgaria, whose eight-year term.

Ms. Azoulay was France’s Minister of Culture and Communication from February 2016 to May 2017.

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