The General Conference consists of the representatives of UNESCO’s Member States. It meets every two years, and is attended by Member States and Associate Members, together with observers for non-Member States, intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Each country has one vote, irrespective of its size or the extent of its contribution to the budget.
The General Conference determines the policies and the main lines of work of the Organization. Its duty is to set the programs and the budget of UNESCO. It also elects the Members of the Executive Board and appoints, every four years, the Director-General.
Rwanda is represented by His Excellence Franclois NGARAMBE, Ambassador of Rwanda to France and Permanent Delegate to the UNESCO and, Mr. Albert MUTESA, the Secretary-General of Rwanda National Commission for UNESCO.
Ms. Valentine UWAMALIYA, Rwandan Minister of Education delivering a speech during the 41st session of UNESCO General Conference
Mr. Franclois NGARAMBE, Ambassador of Rwanda to France and Permanent Delegate to the UNESCO delivering a speech during the 41st session of UNESCO General Conference
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