Czechia wins four-year place on UNESCO Executive Board

Czechia has been elected to the Executive Board of UNESCO for the period 2023 to 2027, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday night. The country won a seat on the body at a meeting in Paris.

During its mandate, Czechia plans to focus on the transformation of education and the protection of cultural and natural heritage, officials said.

Along with the General Conference, the Executive Board is the governing body of UNESCO.

Czechia was last a member of the Executive Board within the Central and Eastern European Group from 2012 to 2015.

Author: Ian Willoughby