UNESCO CON­FIRMS FRENCH EX-CUL­TURE MIN­IS­TER AS NEW HEAD

Daily Sabah (Turkey) - - International -

UNESCO mem­ber states on Fri­day ap­proved the nom­i­na­tion of France's for­mer cul­ture min­is­ter Au­drey Azoulay to head the em­bat­tled cul­tural agency. The vote was 131 in fa­vor to 19 op­posed to the nom­i­na­tion by the agency's board last month of Azoulay, 45, who be­comes UNESCO's sec­ond woman di­rec­tor gen­eral.

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