Irina Bokova

Bulgarian Politician and Former Director-General, UNESCO

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    Irina Bokova

    Bulgarian Politician and Former Director-General, UNESCO

    Speaker Fee Range: Please inquire for fees

    Travels From: Switzerland

    Irina Bokova is available for virtual keynotes and webinars. Please complete the form or contact one of our agents to inquire about the fees for virtual engagements. Please note: the fee range listed above is for in-person engagements.

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    Famous for being the first Eastern European and first woman to lead UNESCO. Speaker Irina Bokova is passionate about creating dialogue between different cultures through respect and advocating against terrorism and violent extremism. Organizations book Irina Bokova to learn about the challenges of global governance, cultural heritage, women’s rights, the role of education in the future of work, and soft power for sustainable development.

    Irina Bokova Speaker Biography

    Political speaker Irina Bokova was UNESCO’s Director- General for eight years, starting in 2009 and becoming the first Eastern European and first woman in charge of it. Irina studied in Moscow, Washington, and at Harvard University.

    She started her professional journey at the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Later, Irina became a Member of Parliament and worked as European Affairs First Secretary. In 2005, speaker Irina Bokova spent four years working as Ambassador of Bulgaria to Monaco, France, and UNESCO. At UNESCO, she contributed to the efforts to enact Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development. The agenda included gender equality, excellent education for everyone, and the preservation of cultural heritage around the world. Irina is passionate about creating dialogue between different cultures through respect. Moreover, she advocates against terrorism and violent extremism.

    In fact, Irina played an important role in denouncing extremists’ destruction of heritage during the wars in Syria, Mali, and Iraq. This enabled the UN Security Council to find ways to maintain security and peace, while safeguarding cultural heritage.

    In 2016, Forbes nominated Irina Bokova as one of the world’s most influential women. Throughout her career, Irina obtained several distinctions and Honorary degrees/Doctor honoris causa from many global universities. The universities include King’s College, The University of Massachusetts, and The University of Geneva.

    At present, she shares her knowledge and expertise at PSIA. Moreover, Irina teaches at several universities worldwide, including the University of Geneva. Irina speaks Bulgarian, as well as French, English, Russian, and Spanish. 

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