Irina Bokova

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Irina Bokova
Ирина Бокова
10th Director-General of UNESCO
In office
15 October 2009 – 10 November 2017
DeputyGetachew Engida
Preceded byKōichirō Matsuura
Succeeded byAudrey Azoulay
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
13 November 1996 – 13 February 1997
Prime MinisterZhan Videnov
Preceded byGeorgi Pirinski
Succeeded byStoyan Stalev
Personal details
Born (1952-07-12) 12 July 1952 (age 71)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Spouse(s)Kalin Mitrev
Alma materMoscow State Institute of
International Relations
WebsiteOfficial biography

Irina Georgieva Bokova (Bulgarian: Ирина Георгиева Бокова; born 12 July 1952) is a Bulgarian politician. She was the Director-General of UNESCO from 2009 until 2017.[1][2] She was a member of the National parliament. She also was Bulgaria's ambassador to France and to Monaco.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Directors-General | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". Retrieved 2018-03-08.
  2. "Director-General, Audrey Azoulay". UNESCO. 13 November 2017. Retrieved 2018-03-08.