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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: 1723

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: 1907

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: 1238

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: 4343

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: 3418

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: 3563

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: 1397

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: 1550

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: 1502

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: 1590

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: 1459

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: 3231

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: 1804

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: 1373

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: 1124

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: 1579

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: 1313

Bulgaria UNESCO Head Nominee Competes with 1 Other Runner

The Bulgarian nominee for UNESCO director general remained in the competition with only one other runner, Faruq Hosni.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 21, 2009, Monday // 19:42 | Viewed: 1710

EU Commissioner Ferrero-Waldner Withdraws from UNESCO Run

European Commissioner for External Relations Benita Ferrero-Waldner is withdrawing from her run for the post of UNESCO Director General

Politics » Diplomacy | September 20, 2009, Sunday // 20:43 | Viewed: 1930

Bulgaria Top Diplomat to Attend UN General Assembly in New York

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister, Rumiana Jeleva, is in New York Sunday where she will participate in the 64th session of the UN General Assembly.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 20, 2009, Sunday // 18:34 | Viewed: 1976

UNESCO Fails to Elect New Leader, Schedules New Round of Voting

The United Nations' agency for culture and education remains undecided about who will be UNESCO's next leader.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 19, 2009, Saturday // 20:46 | Viewed: 1869
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