Administration : About UNESCO

UNESCO history

Irina Bokova Elected UNESCO's Director-General
Loading the player...
WARNING! Chrome users: if you get "Server not found", consult FAQ.5 for solutions
Share this content:

Language(s): English

Summary/Historical Context

Related material that you
may also like:
Conference and meetings
General Conference

The 35th Session of UNESCO's General Conference was marked by the election of Irina Bokova as Director-General of the Organization. Ms Bokova is the first woman and the first representative of Eastern Europe to be named to the post. At her investiture on 23 October she expressed pride at this and spoke of the “new humanism” she intends to promote.

on this subject: Cloture de la Conférence générale de l'UNESCO

Place/country: UNESCO HQ,
Type: News
Duration: 3 minutes
Credits: UNESCO TV (publisher),
Published in: 2009

Top of the page


Find multimedia content
ONLY IN (optional):
Audio recordings
Search by country name