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Koïchiro Matsuura

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  • The international community pays tribute to Koïchiro Matsuura

    The international community paid tribute to Koïchiro Matsuura, the Director-General of UNESCO, in a moving ceremony held as part of the 35th session of the General Conference of UNESCO, as Mr Matsuura approaches the end of his second term in office. The General Conference adopted a resolution (35C/PLENDR.3*) recognizing the success of Mr Matsuura’s work at the helm of UNESCO. “Being Director-General has been much more than a job,” Mr Matsuura declared. “It has been my purpose, my passion and my greatest pride.”  More

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