Saudi Arabia re-elected to UNESCO Executive Board for 2023-2027 term
Riyadh, November 16, 2023, In a significant diplomatic achievement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has officially announced the re-election of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a member of the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for the term spanning 2023-2027. This renewal of membership underscores the Kingdom's ongoing commitment to global initiatives in education, science, and culture.
The announcement comes in the wake of elections held during the 42nd General Assembly of UNESCO, where the Kingdom secured its position on the Executive Board. The Ministry emphasized the pivotal role of this membership in advancing the Kingdom's future objectives on the international stage. It is seen as a testament to Saudi Arabia's dedication to fostering communication and dialogue among nations, supporting innovation, and promoting the arts.
Since its establishment in 1945, the Kingdom has been an active participant in UNESCO, an esteemed organization headquartered in Paris and dedicated to the fields of education, science, and culture. With a membership comprising 194 countries, UNESCO serves as a platform for global collaboration and cooperation in various domains, aligning with the Kingdom's commitment to contributing to the advancement of education, scientific research, and cultural endeavors on a global scale. The re-election to the Executive Board reinforces Saudi Arabia's enduring role in shaping the discourse on international education, science, and cultural exchange.