Brunei Darussalam becomes UNESCO’s 191st Member StateOn behalf of the Government of Brunei Darussalam, High Commissioner of Brunei Darussalam to the UK, Pengiran Haji Yunus Pengiran Haji Mahmud, today signed UNESCO’s Constitution, completing his country’s accession to full membership of UNESCO. The Organization now numbers 191 Member States.
UNESCO Director-General Koďchiro Matsuura welcomed Brunei Darussalam accession to membership. “It is with great pleasure that I welcome Brunei Darussalam to membership in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization,” the Director-General declared. “News that Brunei Darussalam will become the 191st Member State of UNESCO will be greeted with enthusiasm by UNESCO’s Members and programme partners worldwide. We look forward to working together in areas including science and technology policy development, education and communications networking, and environmental and cultural heritage, priority areas for both Brunei Darussalam and UNESCO.”
|Source||Press Release N°2005-32|
Arabic | Russian
|Publication Date||17 Mar 2005|