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Hungary Elected Member of UNESCO Executive Board after 10 years

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.11.22.

Hungary was elected member of UNESCO’s executive board for the 2019-2023 period at Thursday’s General Conference vote, the foreign ministry’s press chief said.

Hungary returns to the prestigious body after a ten-year hiatus, Máté Paczolay said.

As one of the 58 members of the body, Hungary will be able to better represent its interests at UNESCO and boost its professional and political weight, he said.

The foreign ministry has coordinated the campaign for the membership, Paczolay said, adding that “the result mirrors the appreciation for Hungarian diplomacy”.