Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Russia heads UNESCO Executive Board for the first time
23.11.2009 21:45
Russia heads UNESCO Executive Board for the first time
Eleonora Mitrofanova

Today the members of UNESCO's executive board elected Eleonora Mitrofanova, a permanent delegate from the Russian Federation, the chairman. This is the first a Russian ambassador become heads the Executive board of UNESCO.
      
      Eleonora Mitrofanova was voted for by 56 out of 58 members of the board with two members abstaining. Davidson Hepburn, the president of the General Conference of UNESCO, said.
      
      The Executive Board is elected by the General Conference and is one of the three constitutional organs of UNESCO.
      
      It consists of 58 Member States with a four-year term of office.
      Each State Member appoints one representative and may also appoint alternates.
      
      The Executive Board examines the programme of work for the Organization and corresponding budget estimates.
      
      It ensures the effective and rational execution of the programme by the Director-General.
      
      source:
      Russian Business


Tags:      

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

A Special Group in the UK will Monitor Financial Flows from Russia
27.01.2019







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
FIFA World Cup   Saint Petersburg  Russian Poetry  Russian Cinema  double-decker passenger train   Moscow  Fabio Capello  Festivals in Moscow  Valentin Yudashkin  Valery Gergiev  Russian tourism  travel to Russia  crisis  Russian regions  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  St. Petersburg  Innovations  Russian artists  call center  Exhibitions in Moscow  Alexander Pushkin  Russian roads  Bashneft  TRIK  capital outflow  the Antarctic  Russian Cakes  cosmic rays   trams parade  Kemerovo Region  Russian Prison  Graffiti  Russian business  Kaliningrad Region  Sergey Ozhegov  fluorescent proteins  Irina Yarovaya  Internet of Things  Andrey Zvyagintsev  Sochi Olympics  Baikal-Amur Mainline  Russian souvenirs  Skopin Ceramis  Multimedia Art Museum  Yekaterinburg Fifa 2018  Russian universities  Master-Bank license  Cultural Center ZIL  activity holidays  Alexander Herzen 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites