Audrey Azoulay

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Audrey Azoulay
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10th Director-General of the UNESCO
Assumed office
15 November 2017
Preceded byIrina Bokova
Minister of Culture
In office
11 February 2016 – 10 May 2017
Prime MinisterManuel Valls
Bernard Cazeneuve
Preceded byFleur Pellerin
Succeeded byFrançoise Nyssen
Personal details
Born (1972-08-04) 4 August 1972 (age 49)
La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France
Political partySocialist Party
Spouse(s)François-Xavier Labarraque
Children2
Alma materParis Dauphine University
Lancaster University
Sciences Po
École nationale d'administration
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Audrey Azoulay (French pronunciation: ​[o.dʁɛ a.zu.lɛ]; born 4 August 1972) is a French politician. She was France's Minister of Culture from 2016 to 2017.[1][2]

She was nominated on 13 October 2017 and, on 10 November 2017, appointed as the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), becoming the second female leader of the organization.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Audrey Azoulay". gouvernement.fr. Archived from the original on 7 May 2017. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
  2. "UN Says Attacks on Heritage Sites Could Be War Crimes". voanews. 24 March 2017.