Armenia elected to UNESCO Executive Board

Armenia has been elected to the UNESCO Executive Board for 2021-2025, the Foreign Ministry reports.

“For the first time since its accession to UNESCO in 1992, Armenia has been elected to the UNESCO Executive Board for 2021-2025,” the Foreign Ministry tweeted on Wednesday, November 17.

“Armenia received an impressive number of 146 votes at [UNESCO General Conference], which is a strong testimony of trust expressed by the international community to our candidacy.”

The Executive Board ensures the overall management of UNESCO. It prepares the work of the General Conference and sees that its decisions are properly carried out. The functions and responsibilities of the Executive Board are derived primarily from the Constitution and from rules or directives laid down by the General Conference.

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