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FT: Nobody Took Bulgaria's Candidacy in UNESCO Seriously

Nobody really took Irina Bokova's candidacy about UNESCO post seriously, the Financial Times wrote on Thursday, citing an EU diplomat in Paris.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 24, 2009, Thursday // 10:17 | Viewed: 1307

Egypt Press: Clash of Civilizations Decided UNESCO Elections

Egyptian media have criticized severely the election of Bulgaria's candidate Irina Bokova as head of UNESCO instead of the Egyptian candidate, acting Culture Minister Faruq Hosni.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 18:56 | Viewed: 2324

Egypt UNESCO Bidder: I Lost Because of USA, Zionists

Egypt's Minister of Culture, Faruq Hosni, has declared that he had lost the elections for UNESCO Director General because of the pressure exerted by "Zionists" and the USA.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 18:30 | Viewed: 1805

Bokova Officially Appointed as UNESCO Head on October 15

The appointment of the Bulgarian Irina Bokova as UNESCO Director General will be officially confirmed at a general conference on October 15.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 14:14 | Viewed: 2037

Nobel Winner Wiesel: Bulgaria's Bokova Saved UNESCO from Disaster

Auschwitz survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel said that UNESCO, which elected Bulgaria's Irina Bokova its new head Tuesday, had escaped a "disaster" by opting not to elect Egyptian Minister Farouk Hosni.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1695

Bokova: I Thank 3 Bulgarian Governments for UNESCO Success

The newly elected Director-General of UNESCO, Bulgarian Irina Bokova, has thanked three former prime ministers of her country for their support.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1898

PM: Bokova's Election for UNESCO Leader Success for Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has described the election of former Bulgarian Foreign Minister Irina Bokova for leader of UN cultural and scientific organisation UNESCO as a recognition for the whole country.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1222

Bulgarian New UNESCO Leader Irina Bokova Vows Reforms

Bulgarian diplomat Irina Bokova, who became on Tuesday the first woman to lead the UN's agency for culture and education, has pledged to implement reforms in a bid to streamline the operations of the organization.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 09:16 | Viewed: 4273

Egypt Intellectuals: Jewish Lobby Elected Bulgarian Bokova UNESCO Head

Egyptian intellectuals have declared that the election of Bulgarian Irina Bokova as UNESCO Director over Egypt's candidate has been aided by "the Jewish Lobby".

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 00:23 | Viewed: 3364

New Bulgarian UNESCO Director Bokova: No Clash of Civilizations

The newly elected Director-General of UNESCO, Bulgarian Irina Bokova, has declared her hopes for international cooperation and understanding within the organization.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 23:32 | Viewed: 3492

Israel Happy with Win of Bulgarian Bokova over Egypt Bidder for UNESCO

Israel has welcomed the election of Bulgaria's Irina Bokova as UNESCO Director General over the controversial Egyptian candidate, Faruq Hosni.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 23:06 | Viewed: 1387

Bulgaria's Bokova First Eastern European to Head UNESCO

Bulgaria's Ambassador to France, Irina Bokova, is the first representative of Eastern Europe to head UNESCO.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 22:56 | Viewed: 1519

Bulgaria Culture Minister: Bokova's UNESCO Bid Seemed Hopeless

Bulgaria's Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, has congratulated Irina Bokova for her election to head UNESCO.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 22:44 | Viewed: 1498

PM: Bokova Election as UNESCO Head Huge Recognition for Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has welcomed the election of the Bulgarian candidate, Irina Bokova, as head of UNESCO.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 22:38 | Viewed: 1583

Bulgarian Bokova Becomes First Woman to Head UNESCO

Bulgaria's Irina Bokova is the first woman to become the UNESCO Director General.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 20:59 | Viewed: 1447

Bulgaria Candidate Bokova Is New UNESCO Director General

Bulgaria's candidate for UNESCO Director General, Irina Bokova, has been selected for the position after a final vote at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 20:26 | Viewed: 3162

Fraud Allegations Ahead of Bulgaria, Egypt UNESCO Chief Vote

UNESCO have denied last minute allegations of fraud before the final round of voting which sees Bulgaria's Irina Bokova with a chance of becoming UNESCO Director General.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 18:31 | Viewed: 1745

Former EP President Supports Bulgaria UNESCO Candidate

Former EP President Simone Veil has supported Irina Bokova to become the next UNESCO Director General in an interview for French newspaper ‘Liberacion' on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1337

UNESCO Candidate Bokova Wants Bulgaria Heritage Center

Bulgarian UNESCO chief candidate Irina Bokova has stated that Bulgaria should create a regional heritage center.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1116

Auschwitz Survivor Backs Bulgaria UNESCO Candidate

Auschwitz survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel has backed Bulgarian UNESCO chief candidate Irina Bokova to win the final vote on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 1492

Bulgaria UNESCO Chief Candidate Set for Final Showdown

Bulgarian UNESCO chief candidate Irina Bokova is set to face off with controversial Egyptian candidate Faruq Hosni later on Tuesday in a final round of voting.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1255
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