Director General Ivory Notes

UNESCO Headquarters

© UNESCO/Michel Ravassard
UNESCO Headquarters

The access to the Director General's Ivory Notes is restricted to UNESCO staff members and members of the Permanent Delegations of Member States to UNESCO as of February 2014.

To access the Director General's Ivory Notes:

Go to UNESDOC database, then select Administrative documents and Director General's Ivory Notes

The access is granted to members of Permanent Delegations having a UNESCO account, who can use the same user name (if the e-mail account is, then the account to be used will be hq\dl_morocco) and password used to access the UNESCO e-mail.

Members of Permanent Delegations who do not have a UNESCO account, can request for access following the directives available at

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