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Farouk Hosni

Will UNESCO Be Faithful to Its Values?

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

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.

Farouk Hosni, UNESCO Candidate, Causes Deep Concern Among Jewish Activists

AP | ANGELA DOLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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...

An Appeal to World Leaders: Protest the Election of Farouk Hosni

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Farouk Hosni, Egypt's minister of culture and candidate for director-general of UNESCO, threatens the organization's legitimacy, competence and means of action.

Let's Not Put UNESCO in the Hands of a Culture Cop

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

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?

Farouk Hosni Is Tying Himself in Knots

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

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.