UNESCO chief Audrey Azoulay says she has received Israel's official letter announcing its exit from the U.N. cultural body. Israel previously said it intended to leave the Paris-based agency, citing … Click to Continue »
Audrey Azoulay, the newly-elected French head of UNESCO, has brushed aside the United States' decision to pull out of the UN cultural body.
UNESCO's new chief on Monday brushed aside the United States' decision to walk out of the UN cultural body, saying the organisation had survived long periods without Washington before. Former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay, elected on Friday to head UNESCO, said the US was "not the beginning and end" of the agency. Show More Summary
UNESCO member states on Friday overwhelmingly approved the nomination of France's former culture minister Audrey Azoulay to head the embattled cultural agency. "The unity you have shown in this vote is a good omen for the coming period,...Show More Summary
Audrey Azoulay appointed as Director-General of UNESCO and now the antiquities trade slimeball supporters (like Bailey and Ehrenburg's Peter Tompa) will be looking for mud to sling. Shame on them.
UNESCO's new director general, French former culture minister Audrey Azoulay, says her top priority will be to calm the waters for a body riven by dissensions and under fire for dragging its feet on much needed reforms. "To rebuild unity, we must promote UNESCO's assets and know-how and that of its members," Azoulay told AFP in an interview. Show More Summary
Former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay wins after heated election overshadowed by Middle East tensions.
Audrey Azoulay, former French culture minister, became UNESCO's new director general over Qatar's Abdulaziz al-Kawari after a tight fifth round of voting on Friday.
When Audrey Azoulay, then number two at France's National Cinema Centre, was named Culture Minister last year, she barely had a public profile -- she didn't even have a Twitter account. That was quickly rectified as the career civilShow More Summary
Audrey Azoulay nominated by UNESCO Executive Board for the post of Director-General UNESCO·13 October 2017 The 58 members of UNESCO’s Executive Board on 13 October nominated Audrey Azoulay of France for the position of Director-General of the Organization, replacing outgoing Director-General Irina Bokova.
PARIS (Reuters) - The United Nations' cultural agency selected former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay as its new chief on Friday, handing her the keys to revive UNESCO's fortunes after the United States pulled out.
After two rounds of voting to pick the next head of the UN’s troubled cultural body, Qatari diplomat Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari has emerged as the leading contender. France’s Audrey Azoulay, a former culture minister like al-Kawari, was in second place among the six candidates still in the running to replace outgoing UNESCO director-general Irina […]
Audrey Azoulay, the French former culture minister, understands how the internet has changed the arts: she is the perfect candidate to head Unesco The Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg made headlines when he said earlier this year that the social media giant wants to bring together communities and help people “find a sense of purpose and support”. Show More Summary
Among the candidates to succeed Irina Bokova this November is former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay, the only one of nine who's from Europe or North America. Three of the candidates are women, and four are from the Arab worl...
Earlier today Isabelle Huppert was thanked by both her country's Minister of Culture Audrey Azoulay and her peers for positively representing French cinema to the entire world, so yeah, you should have seen Elle when it was in theaters. Smooth move. The Golden Globe-winning star of Paul Verhoeven's latest thriller ... More »
“[Audrey] Azoulay announced a 5% increase in funding to museums, and, notably, an increase of 12% for acquisitions budgets for regional and national museums. She said that museums security would be partly supported by an intra-ministerial fund.”
The minister of culture Audrey Azoulay has announced a five percent increase in state arts subsidy in 2017. She confirmed a statement of President Hollande in July that culture would be a priority in the election year, which may be his last chance to leave a legacy.
“Audrey Azoulay, currently President François Hollande’s cultural advisor, is to replace Fleur Pellerin as France’s minister of culture. … Pellerin learned that she was no longer the minister of culture and communication in the middle of a senate debate over her proposed ‘creation, architecture and heritage’ law.”
‘She doesn’t even have a wiki page,’ wailed Paris hacks when President Hollande today named Audrey Azoulay as the new minister of culture, replacing Fleur Pellerin. Azoulay, 43, is a backroom Elysee official, daughter of a close advisor to the King of Morocco. She has a degree in business studies from the University of Lancaster. […]