UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) encourages international peace and universal respect for human rights by promoting collaboration among nations.





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Audrey Azoulay
Director General

Audrey Azoulay

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Deputy Director-General
Stefania Giannini
Assistant Director-General for Education
Shamila Nair-Bedouelle
Assistant Director-General for the Natural Sciences
Vladimir Ryabinin
Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
Gabriela Ramos
Assistant Director-General for the Social & Human Sciences
Ernesto Renato Ottone Ramirez
Assistant Director-General for Culture
Tawfik Jelassi
Assistant Director-General for Communication & Information
Firmin Edouard Matoko
Assistant Director-General for Priority Africa & External Relations
Nicholas Jeffreys
Assistant Director-General for Administration & Management
Nicolas Kassianides
Chief of Staff, Office of the Director-General
Jamila Seftaoui
Director of the Division for Gender Equality in the Office of the Director-General
Jean Yves Le Saux
Director of the Bureau of Strategic Planning
Santiago Villalpando
Legal Advisor & Director of the Office of International Standards & Legal Affairs
Bernardin Assiene
Director of the Internal Oversight Service