there are about 30 out of 58 countries which have the right to vote.As previous postings have pointed out, Hosny is a controversial figure. Nominations by national governments are open until the end of the month. The 58 person Executive Board of UNESCO will vote on the candidates just prior to the General Conference meeting in October and its recommendation would be expected to be accepted by the General Conference.
Earlier, Russia, Chad, Congo and Brazil have announced their support for Farouq Hosni.
Tuesday, May 05, 2009
China View reports, based on an interview Hosam Nassar, a consultant to Farouk Hosny in his role as Egyptian Minister of Culture