The ex-Minister of culture and communication of France Deathbed Azul November 10, was approved on a post of the General Director of the United Nations educational, scientific and cultural organization (UNESCO). It is reported that the decision was supported by most participants of the session of the General conference of UNESCO.
The 45-year-old Frenchwoman, in turn, will replace on this post of a Bulgarian diplomat and scholar, academician Irina Bokova, who was the head of one of the largest international agencies since 2009. Azul announced that it plans to strengthen the credibility of the organization. According to her, the main objective of UNESCO is “to work to create a sustainable world”.
Azul studied at the University of Paris-Dauphine, Institute of political studies of Paris, National school of administration, as well as from Lancaster University (UK). In 2000, she was promoted to assistant, then became head of the audiovisual sector in the media development authority under the Ministry of culture of France. The last ten years she was a member of the National center of cinematography and animation.