06.05.2013 - ODG

Director-General on Official Visit to El Salvador

The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, is on an official visit to El Salvador from 6 to 8 May 2013. She is expected to meet with the President of El Salvador, HE Mr Mauricio Funes, as well as the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Secretary of Culture of the Presidency, the Minister of Education, the Vice minister of Education, the Vice minister of Science and Technology, the First Lady, and Secretary of Social Inclusion, and the Director-General of Integral Social Development.

The Director-General will also meet the Rector of the University of El Salvador, Mario Roberto Nieto Lovo, the oldest and most prominent university in El Salvador, as well as the Vice-president of El Salvador and Member of the Tri-national Commission of the Trifinio Plan, Salvador Sánchez Cerén. Trifinio Fraternidad is a transboundary biosphere reserve shared by El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

 Irina Bokova will visit the Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site inscribed on the list in 1993, the Project Ciudad Mujer and the Monument to Memory and Truth located in Cuscatlan Park in downtown San Salvador.




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