Qatar loses candidacy as UNESCO director to Audrey Azoulay of France

Former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay of France outpolled Qatar’s Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari for candidate of future secretary general of UNESCO. She won 30 votes to Kawari’s 28.  Her candidacy is subject to the endorsement of the 159-member general assembly meeting in Geneva next month. Before the vote, the United States and Israel announced they would quit the organization by the end of next year, unless UNESCO amended its anti-Israel policy. The election of Mme Azoulay, who is Jewish, to the top post is likely to bring about a change of heart in Washington and Jerusalem.

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2 thoughts on “Qatar loses candidacy as UNESCO director to Audrey Azoulay of France

  • Oct 14, 2017 @ 10:35 at 10:35
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    UNESCO has been a joke since it’s inception. It’s only purpose has been to spread Islam to the whole world through its “management” of historical sites by giving all of them to the Muslims.

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  • Oct 15, 2017 @ 11:16 at 11:16
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    How is France any better than Qatar? France and Qatar are enablers of terrorism and both bring terrorists to the West in great numbers. UNESCO is a load of Jew-hating crap.

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