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A show from Brussels with two MEPs facing off and an interview with a European leader. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. Saturday at 12.10 pm.

TALKING EUROPE

TALKING EUROPE

Latest update : 2014-05-27

Irina Bokova, Director General, UNESCO

Irina Bokova, re-elected as Director General for a second term last year, outlines her main priorities for UNESCO. The first is girls' education, especially after the dramatic kidnapping of over 200 young girls in Nigeria. She also wants to encourage women's empowerment and backs implementing quotas for women in the European institutions. Finally, she comments on the situation in Ukraine and on UNESCO's role there.

Presented by Christophe Robeet

In partnership with HEC Paris Executive Education and the HEC Europe Institute

Discover HEC's MOOC "Understanding-Europe".

Programme produced by Mary Colombel

By Christophe ROBEET

Our guests

Irina Bokova

Director General, Unesco

Noelle Lenoir

President, Europe Institute, HEC

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2015-06-20 climate change

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2015-06-13 development

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2015-06-13 development

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2015-06-06 immigration

EU development aid: Migration crisis calls for policy rethink

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