President of the Russian Academy of Arts Zurab Tsereteli Took Part in the 39th Session of UNESCO General Conference
The President of the Russian Academy of Arts, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Zurab Tsereteli took part in the 39th Session of UNESCO General Conference in Paris aimed at the determination and approval of the Organization’s budget and the directions of its programs and activities for the next two years.
There was a rich program of side-events with presentations and debates on key issues in each of UNESCO’s fields of competence. On the evening of 10 November, delegates paid tribute to the outgoing Director-General Irina Bokova. The new Director-General Audrey Azoulay will take office on 15 November, 2017.