Unesco - Annick Girardin’s participation in the 38th session of the UNESCO General Conference (Paris, November 5, 2015)

Annick Girardin, Minister of State for Development and Francophonie, will deliver a speech on behalf of France this afternoon at the 38th session of the UNESCO General Conference.

On this occasion, she will underscore France’s attachment to UNESCO, which is celebrating its 70th anniversary and whose message of progress based on education, science and culture is more necessary than ever.

She will also reiterate that this year we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, to which France is committed.