JS Rajput Nominated India’s Representative to UNESCO’s Executive Board

The Government of India has decided to nominate Prof. J S Rajput, former Director NCERT, as India’s representative to the Executive Board (EXB) of UNESCO. The EXB has a four-year term of office and 58 seats.

The executive board is one of the constitutional organs of UNESCO and is elected by the General Conference. The next meeting (Session204) of Executive Board of UNESCO is to be held in Paris, France in April 2018.
Source- DD News

Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
  • UNESCO- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
  • France’s Audrey Azoulay- 11th DG of UNESCO, Headquarters- Paris, France.