Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Ambassador Irina Bokova presents candidature for UNESCO director general in Belgrade

Source: Focus News Agency

Bulgaria’s ambassador to France, Irina Bokova, has presented her candidature for the position of UNESCO director-general according to the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry press office.


Earlier, Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov had announced her nomination in the following terms:
I avail myself the opportunity to inform you about the decision of the Bulgarian government to nominate Mrs. Irina Bokova – Bulgarian ambassador in France and Permanent Representative of Bulgaria to UNESCO, for Director General of UNESCO.

As a career diplomat in UN, UNESCO and a number of other international organizations ambassador Bokova has intense experience in the area of multilateral international relations. As Deputy Foreign Minister, as State Secretary and Minister of Foreign Affairs she has a longlasting managerial experience. She is skilled to held a dialogue and to reach a consensus for taking decisions at the highest level. I would like to express our hope that the countries from South Eastern Europe will support the nomination of Mrs. Bokova and I believe that she will contribute creatively for the promotion and strengthening the role of UNESCO in the area of education, science, culture and communication.

5 comments:

Mahmoud Menaysy said...

I support this woman, and I hope to win.

Mahmoud Menaysy

visual artist from Egypt

Mahmoud Menaysy said...

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per questo noi sosteniamo questa donna.

Mahmoud Menaysy

artista visive dell'Egitto

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Mahmoud Menaysy

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Aamir said...

Irena is truly the best choice...a very knowledgeabe person, highly qualified for this prestigious postion. Would add great prestege to this organisation!!
Irena, wish you all well and much success in your current assignment!! CONGRATULATIONS!!