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The Division for Gender Equality, Bureau of Strategic Planning, is pleased to announce the nomination of the tennis player, Ms Vera Zvonareva, as UNESCO’s fourth “Promoter of Gender Equality” within the framework of the UNESCO - SE WTA Tour Partnership for Gender Equality.
The ceremony took place on 20 May 2009, in UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, at 11:30am, Salon Ségur.
Julian Finney.jpg Photo (right): (from left to right) Mr Hans d'Orville, Assistant Director-General for Strategic Planning; Ms Gülser Corat, Director, Division for Gender Equality; Ms Vera Zvonareva, Russian tennis player; Ms Eleonora Mitrofanova, Ambassador, Permanent Delegate of the Russian Federation to UNESCO; and Ms Stacey Allaster, President of the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour (Photo © Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Please find the press release for the event attached below in PDF format and you will also find HERE, the "Flash Info" regarding the meeting between the Director-General of UNESCO, Mr Koïchiro Matsuura, and Vera Zvonareva which took place on 25 May 2009.

Photo (below) of the Division for Gender Equality and Ms Vera Zvonareva: (from left to right) Ms Louisa Saoudi; Ms Marie-Pierre Blanco; Ms Lydia Ruprecht, Programme Specialist of the Division; Ms Vera Zvonareva, Russian tennis player; Ms Gülser Corat, Director of the Division; Ms Angelica Biard; Mr Daniel Faull; and Ms Dominique LaRochelle (Photo © Andrew Wheeler)

Division and Zvonavera.jpg

File/document Media Advisory_Zvonareva_Unesco_Ambassador.pdf
Source BSP/GE
Author(s) BSP/GE
Keywords Vera Zvonareva, Gender Equality, Promoter, Tennis, Champion,





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