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Thailand was elected as a member of the UNESCO executive board for a four-year term

On 20 November 2019, Thailand was elected, at the 40th Session of the General Conference, as a member of the UNESCO executive board for a four-year term. Thailand was elected together with Republic of Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Myanmar. Thailand will use this opportunity to play an important role in UNESCO, especially on providing advice on budget auditing, project implementation as well as on Education, Science, Culture, Humanity, Information and Communications. Thailand has been a member of the executive board for five terms. Former Thai representatives to the UNESCO board include Mom Luang Pin Malakul, Dr. Ko Sawaspanich, Professor Dr. Adul Vichiancharoen and former Minister of Education. This time, Mr. Nattapon Teepsuwan, Minister of Education will appoint a committee of experts to support Thailand’s representation at the UNESCO throughout this term.

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