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  • UNESCO chief: Women ‘most affected’ by crisis

    Languages & Culture 07-03-2011

    The recent economic crisis and soaring prices of basic foodstuffs affected women in particular, Irina Bokova, director-general of UNESCO, the UN organisation that promotes education, science and culture, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.

  • EU, UNESCO identify synergies for Haiti

    Languages & Culture 18-02-2010

    UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova yesterday (17 February) broke new ground with the EU for enhanced cooperation with the United Nations' educational, scientific and cultural organisation. Her compatriot Kristalina Georgieva, the EU commissioner for humanitarian aid, outlined joint action to help alleviate the Haiti crisis.