Kuwait hosts International Conference on Women Leaders in … – Kuwait Times

Kuwait hosts International Conference on Women Leaders in … – Kuwait Times

‘Women’s Empowerment with Science’ KUWAIT: KFAS Director General Dr Adnan Shihab Eldin (center) speaks during the press conference. —Photo by Yasser Al-Zayyat KUWAIT: The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) held a press conference yesterday to announce the 10th edition of the International Conference on Women Leaders in Science, Technology and Engineering from […]

Kuwait hosts International Conference on Women Leaders in Science, Technology – Kuwait Times

Kuwait hosts International Conference on Women Leaders in Science, Technology – Kuwait Times

‘Women’s Empowerment with Science’ KUWAIT: KFAS Director General Dr Adnan Shihab Eldin (center) speaks during the press conference. —Photo by Yasser Al-Zayyat KUWAIT: The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) held a press conference yesterday to announce the 10th edition of the International Conference on Women Leaders in Science, Technology and Engineering from […]

André Azoulay: Audrey Azoulay 'Deservedly' Won UNESCO Chief Vote – Morocco World News

André Azoulay: Audrey Azoulay 'Deservedly' Won UNESCO Chief Vote – Morocco World News

By Meryem Bouzaachane Rabat – Commenting on the victory of his daughter, Audrey, to chair the United Nation Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), André Azoulay, an adviser to Moroccan King Mohammed VI, said with a joyful and enthusiastic voice, “Her competence made her win deservedly the UNESCO presidency.” For the father of the new […]

Who is the Jewish woman now in charge of UNESCO? – The Jerusalem Post

Who is the Jewish woman now in charge of UNESCO? – The Jerusalem Post

Audrey Azoulay. (photo credit:REUTERS) For former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay, Friday’s election as director-general of UNESCO marked the latest in a series of moves on her fast track to political ascension. Thirty countries voted in her favor to succeed Bulgarian Irina Bokova, against 28 votes for her main adversary, Qatari Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari. […]

'Thirsty protests' hit Morocco over water shortages – Phys.Org

'Thirsty protests' hit Morocco over water shortages – Phys.Org

Residents of the southern Moroccan town of Zagora wait to fill containers with water from a public well as they face water shortages. Residents angered by persistent water shortages in southern Morocco have taken to the streets in a series of “thirsty protests” that has grabbed the attention of the country’s king. Since the start […]

Former French culture minister picked to head UNESCO – Citizen

Former French culture minister picked to head UNESCO – Citizen

Azoulay, 45, came from behind to defeat Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari, also a former culture minister, after he failed to pick up support from other Gulf states which are part of a Saudi-led coalition blockading Qatar. The vote was 30 to 28. The campaign to succeed UNESCO’s outgoing chief Irina Bokova was overshadowed by Washington’s […]

Women, the West and the Moroccan Hammam – Morocco World News

Women, the West and the Moroccan Hammam – Morocco World News

By Cosima Schelfhout Rabat – Within the heart of the old medina, in an unsuspecting building, mothers, sisters, daughters and friends squat side by side and wash each others’ bare skin. As they apply dark and fragrant henna soap to their bathing partners, they discuss the goings-on of the neighborhood, and occasionally argue over hot water […]

Classifying Attacks: Mental Illness Or Terrorism? – KGOU

Classifying Attacks: Mental Illness Or Terrorism? – KGOU

Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: In the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting, inevitably everyone turns to the question of why – why would someone do something so horrific? President Trump was asked this very question right before he boarded Marine One. And here’s what he said. (SOUNDBITE OF […]

Former French culture minister picked to head UNESCO – ARY NEWS (blog)

Former French culture minister picked to head UNESCO – ARY NEWS (blog)

PARIS: French former culture minister Audrey Azoulay was named to head the UN’s embattled cultural agency on Friday, beating her Qatari rival after a politically charged contest clouded by Gulf tensions and accusations of anti-Israel bias. Azoulay, 45, came from behind to defeat Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari, also a former culture minister, after he failed […]

UNESCO elects Audrey Azoulay as its next Director General – Ibcworldnews

UNESCO elects Audrey Azoulay as its next Director General – Ibcworldnews

  United Nations: A day after the US and Israel announced they were withdrawing from the Unesco alleging anti-Israel bias in the organisation, it elected Audrey Azoulay, a French-Jewish woman of Moroccan descent, as its next Director-General. In the final round of voting by Unesco’s Executive Board on Friday at its headquarters in Paris, Azoulay […]

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