WORLD: UNESCO Director-General visits Chile

WORLD: UNESCO Director-General visits Chile

On 24 and 25 July, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, is undertaking an official visit to Chile, during which she is expected to meet with the President of the Republic, H.E. Michelle Bachelet and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Heraldo Muñoz.

She is also expected to meet high-level government officials including the Minister of Education, Ms. Adriana Delpiano, the Minister President of the National Council of Culture and the Arts, Mr. Ernesto Ottone, and the Minister of Social Development, Mr. Marcos Barraza.

While in Chile, the Director-General will give a lecture on “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: the Educational and Cultural dimensions” at the Chilean Diplomatic Academy. She will also visit the Human Rights and Memory Museum which was inaugurated in 2010 by President Bachelet.

She is expected to meet with the Director of Directorate of Libraries, Archives and Museums (DIBAM), Mr. Angel Cabezas, and Ms. Silvia Rucks, United Nations Resident Coordinator and Members of the UN Country Team.


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