UNESCO Gets First Jewish Director, Day After US Leaves Over 'Anti-Israel' Bias

UNESCO Gets First Jewish Director, Day After US Leaves Over 'Anti-Israel' Bias

UNESCO Gets First Jewish Director, Day After US Leaves Over 'Anti-Israel' Bias

A day after the United States and Israel pulled out of the U.N. culture and education body citing anti-Israel bias, UNESCO elected its first ever Jewish director general. Audrey Azoulay, France's former culture minister, eked out a win over Qatar's ...


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At a Tumultuous Moment, Unesco Picks a New Leader

PARIS — A former culture minister from France was elected on Friday to lead Unesco, the United Nations educational and cultural agency, a decision that was overshadowed by the Trump administration's decision a day earlier to withdraw the United States ...


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