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Unesco general conference opens in Paris


October 6th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 6 (DPA) Representatives from Unesco's 193 members gathered in Paris Tuesday for the opening of the organisation's bi-annual general conference. The aim of the 17-day meeting is to determine policies and ... Read more...

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Unesco fails again to elect new head


September 19th, 2009 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 19 (DPA) Unesco again failed to elect a successor to outgoing director-general Koichiro Matsuura Friday as controversial Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosny fell well short of receiving the necessary majority. According ... Read more...

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No new Unesco head after first round of voting


September 18th, 2009 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 18 (DPA) Controversial Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosny failed to get the necessary majority late Thursday in the first round of voting to find a successor to outgoing Unesco director ... Read more...

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