Audrey Azoulay

UN and UNESCO accused of corruption and clannishness

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sent a letter to the Security Council, in which he informed about his nomination for a new term. His term in the office expires at the end of 2021. The UN Secretary-General is re-elected every five years, but the same person can lead the organization an unlimited number of times, but so far no one has held this post for more than ten years. Meanwhile, there are many questions to Guterres and UN leadership as a whole - the organization is accused of corruption and clannishness.

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UNESCO: we must help museums cope with pandemic crisis  

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc globally, museums have not been spared, the UN cultural agency said, revealing that nearly 90% of the treasured cultural institutions have had to close their doors, while almost 13% are under …

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Baku joins UNESCO Creative Cities Network

On the occasion of World Cities’ Day, celebrated on 31 October, UNESCO is designating 66 urban settlements that are to join the Organization’s Network of Creative Cities. Baku is on the list in the Design category, according …

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UNESCO names Tbilisi World Book Capital for 2021

Director-General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay has named Tbilisi the World Book Capital for the year of 2021, per the recommendation of the World Book Capital Advisory Committee, which met in Switzerland in June 2019. …

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UNESCO Director General to visit Russia  

UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay will visit Russia on her first official visit,  the press service of the organization reports. It is specified that the visit will take place on March 5-7. “The purpose of this visit is …

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