Strategic Management Council
Ms Audrey Azoulay | Director-General
The General Conference of UNESCO, at its 41st session, has elected Ms Audrey Azoulay for a second mandate as Director-General of the Organization.
With a longstanding commitment in favour of intercultural and intergenerational dialogue to advance education for all and the dissemination of scientific and cultural knowledge, she is determined to maintain this commitment as the head of UNESCO.
She will spare no effort in ensuring that UNESCO fulfills its universal mandate fully in promoting values of humanism and openness and serving as a driving force in the United Nations system. The Organization is to achieve this by serving as an intellectual forum for the world of tomorrow, and as a standard-setter that will help society advance, as well as serving as an expert agency contributing to the dissemination of knowledge to the greatest number of people worldwide.
Mr Xing Qu | Deputy Director-General - DDG
Mr Qu served as Assistant President of CFAU where he was responsible for the organization of teaching at the University.
He was Permanent Representative of China to the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, where he managed Chinese cooperation with BIE and coordinated preparations for the World Expo2010 Shanghai China (Expo 2010). At the same time, as Deputy Chief of Mission, Mr Qu served as Minister at the Chinese Embassy in France. He was responsible for bilateral affairs and administration of the internal functioning of the Embassy. He also supervised the Permanent Delegation of the People's Republic of China to UNESCO.
Assistant Director-General for Culture – ADG/CLT
Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information – ADG/CI
Assistant Director-General for Priority Africa and External Relations – ADG/PAX
Assistant Director-General for Administration and Management – ADG/ADM
Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission – ADG/IOC
Chief of Staff, Office of the Director-General – DIR/CAB
Director for Gender Equality – DIR/CAB/GE
Director of the Bureau of Strategic Planning – DIR/BSP
Director of the Office of International Standards and Legal Affairs – DIR/LA
Director of the International Oversight Service – DIR/IOS