UNESCO (France) > Assistant Director General for Culture

The Culture Sector’s mission is to promote the role of culture, heritage and creativity as an important enabler of sustainable economic and social development, a source of knowledge and resilience and a vector for dialogue and cooperation. The Culture Sector will also support Member States in their efforts to implement the six cultural conventions as platforms towards the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and mitigate the impact of conflicts and natural disasters on culture. 

Under the authority of the Director-General, the Assistant Director-General for Culture is responsible for providing leadership and for establishing a strategic vision for the Culture Sector. The Assistant Director-General for Culture also is responsible for the overall implementation of the Culture Major Programme, as approved by UNESCO’s governing bodies. The incumbent will cooperate closely with other ADG in order to focus on transversal issues.

Deadline: 15 January 2018

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