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Israel gives notice of withdrawal from UN cultural agency

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 »

UNESCO’s new French chief brushes off US withdrawal

Audrey Azoulay, the newly-elected French head of UNESCO, has brushed aside the United States' decision to pull out of the UN cultural body.

New UNESCO chief brushes off US pullout

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

French ex-culture minister confirmed as new UNESCO head

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

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 head vows to restore 'unity' to troubled agency

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

Audrey Azoulay wins vote to be next UNESCO chief

Former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay wins after heated election overshadowed by Middle East tensions.

Former French culture minister to head UNESCO

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.

Audrey Azoulay, France's 'passionate' pick for UN cultural post

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

udrey Azoulay selected as Director-General UNESCO

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.

UNESCO selects France's Azoulay as new chief

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.

Qatari in lead to become Unesco chief

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 […]

Facebook can’t bring us together, but culture can. That’s why Unesco is vital | Costa-Gavras

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

Who's Up To Become UNESCO's Next Director-General?

8 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

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...

Isabelle Huppert Receives French Cinema Award for Reminding You About the General Awesome of French Movies

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 »

France’s Culture Minister Promises Largest Budget For Museums In Country’s History

“[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.”

France increases arts spending by five percent

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.

France’s Culture Minister Replaced – Mid-Debate – In Surprise Cabinet Reshuffle

2 years agoArts : Modern Art Notes

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.”

France gets ‘complete unknown’ as culture minister

‘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. […]

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