Bulgaria Endorses Bokova for 2nd Term as UNESCO Chief

Politics » DIPLOMACY | September 24, 2012, Monday // 10:32| Views: | Comments: 0
Bulgaria: Bulgaria Endorses Bokova for 2nd Term as UNESCO Chief UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova. Photo by EPA/BGNES

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has officially nominated Irina Bokova for a second term as Director General of UNESCO.

Plevneliev has made the announcement during his working trip to New York to participate in the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly, the BGNES news agency informs.

Bulgarian Irina Bokova became Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO, in September 2009.

She said then that her nomination has been endorsed by 3 consecutive governments – of former Prime Ministers Simeon Saxe-Coburg, and Sergey Stanishev, and of current PM, Boyko Borisov.

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