This week, the UNESCO voters will have a choice between two women with nothing to disqualify them and a man whose entire past speaks against the institution's ideals.
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PARIS — He's an Egyptian culture minister who once threatened to burn Israeli books – and he might soon become the face of the United Nati...
Farouk Hosni, Egypt's minister of culture and candidate for director-general of UNESCO, threatens the organization's legitimacy, competence and means of action.
Will UNESCO designate as its head a man who is now famous for having promised to burn with his own hands books written in Hebrew?
An open call to Barack Obama, to Nicolas Sarkozy, and to others: Before October, the date of his already claimed victory, we must block Mr. Farouk Hosni from becoming the Director General of UNESCO.
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