12.11.2015 - UNESCO Office in Tehran

Iran wins four-year term on UNESCO Executive Board

The Executive Board is a decision-making body composed of 58 Member States.

On 11 November 2015 Iran was elected to serve four years on UNESCO’s Executive Board. The election was held during the 38th session of UNESCO General Conference in the electoral group IV- Asia and Pacific. Iran with 128 votes occupied one of the 6 seats of the electoral group IV alongside Malaysia, Pakistan, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka and Viet Nam.

The Executive Board is a decision-making body composed of 58 Member States. Board members are elected by the UNESCO General Conference, which is held every two years. The Executive Board meets twice each year to examine UNESCO's programs and the budget estimates submitted to it by the Director-General. 




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