Mme France Marquet, Trustee, MSF & SAF representative to UNESCO attended 39th Session of the General Conference

News UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France - 30th October 2017

UNESCO-39 General Conference held in Paris, France

When, local time:Monday, 30 October 2017 - 10:00am to Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 6:00pm
Where: France, Paris
Type of Event: General Conference

The General Conference consists of the representatives of the States Members of the Organization. It meets every two years, and is attended by Member States and Associate Members, together with observers for non-Member States, intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Each country has one vote, irrespective of its size or the extent of its contribution to the budget.
The General Conference determines the policies and the main lines of work of the Organization. Its duty is to set the programmes and the budget of UNESCO. It also elects the Members of the Executive Board and appoints, every four years, the Director-General. The working languages of the General Conference are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Source: UNESCO