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Mr Luis Bernardo Honwana 


Mr Luis Bernardo HONWANA (Mozambique) studied law in Portugal, and in 1975 was appointed director of the President's Office in the newly independent Mozambique under Samora Machel, and then Secretary of State for Culture in 1981. He served on the Executive Board of UNESCO from 1987 to 1991 and was chairman of UNESCO's Intergovernmental Committee for the World Decade for Culture and Development. He joined UNESCO in 1995 and was appointed director of the newly opened office in South Africa. Since he retired from the Organization in 2002 he has been active in research in the arts, history and ethno-linguistics.

Last Name Honwana
First Name Luis Bernardo
Country Mozambique

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