Romania was elected for a new term in the Council of Consultant Fellows of the UNESCO on the protection of the underwater cultural heritage, according to a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Elections were held in Paris, votes being cast by all the states part of the 2001 Convention on the protection of the underwater cultural heritage.
Other countries that were also elected were: France, Argentina, Mexico, Iran and Tunisia. The new mission of Romania under UNESCO is in line with the promotion of the priority political-diplomatic objectives of the country in the strategic cultural field and completes the structure of missions engaging Romania in its capacity as a member of UNESCO.
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