Sunday, October 08, 2017

A new leader for UNESCO

POLITICS: Troubled UNESCO begins picking new leader. Key task for new head of UN cultural body is to regain US funding, suspended over perceived anti-Israel bias (AFP and Times of Israel staff). The current director-general, Irina Bokova, has come across as wanting a good relationship with Israel. We'll see what happens when she steps down and a new leader is elected.

Past posts on the various concerns about UNESCO resolutions relating to Israel and the Temple Mount are here and links. Ms. Bokova figures in some of them.

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