Ambassador Moushira Khattab, Egypt’s candidate for UNESCO Director-General gave an interview to Italian television (RAI) this morning. The interview took place at the campaign headquarters in Cairo. Several key issues were discussed, most notably Dr Khattab’s candidature and the extensive cooperation between UNESCO and Italy.

Honoured

Honoured

Dr Khattab is the recipient of two honours from the office of the President of the Italian Republic, Commendatore of the Order of Merit (2007) and the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit (2010)

A Special Place

A Special Place

Italy holds a special place in Khattab's heart having been one of her closest development partners on issues such as education and women's rights

Familiar

Familiar

Moushira Khattab has lectured at the University of Perugia from 2011 - 2014 and was an international board member of "Women in Diplomacy" chaired by the Italian Foreign Minister