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November 8, 1987
Spain's Federico Mayor Zaragoza was elected to head UNESCO by an overwhelming majority of its 158 members, ending the troubled 13-year tenure of Sengal's Amadou Mahtar M'Bow, which was marked by the withdrawal of the United States and other countries. Mayor promised "radical changes" in the structure of the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and said he hopes to entice the United States, Britain and Singapore to rejoin.
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April 8, 1990 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC
When Luis Monreal leaves the Getty Conservation Institute on Tuesday, he will walk away from an efficient, highly regarded organization that he has built in five years flat. Acting as a catalytic force for international art conservation, GCI spearheads field projects around the world, offers expertise, runs training programs and conducts scientific research.
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April 8, 1990 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC
When Luis Monreal leaves the Getty Conservation Institute on Tuesday, he will walk away from an efficient, highly regarded organization that he has built in five years flat. Acting as a catalytic force for international art conservation, GCI spearheads field projects around the world, offers expertise, runs training programs and conducts scientific research.
NEWS
February 26, 1989 | DON SHANNON, Times Staff Writer
Congressional sentiment appeared to be building recently for the United States to return to membership in the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, from which the Reagan Administration withdrew five years ago amid charges of mismanagement and waste. After a two-day visit in Washington last week, Federico Mayor of Spain, UNESCO's director general, described as "positive" the reception he received in meetings on Capitol Hill and at the State Department.
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February 26, 1989 | DON SHANNON, Times Staff Writer
Congressional sentiment appeared to be building recently for the United States to return to membership in the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, from which the Reagan Administration withdrew five years ago amid charges of mismanagement and waste. After a two-day visit in Washington last week, Federico Mayor of Spain, UNESCO's director general, described as "positive" the reception he received in meetings on Capitol Hill and at the State Department.
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October 19, 1987 | Associated Press
The State Department said today the election of a new director general of UNESCO to replace Amadou-Mahatar M'Bow of Senegal will not automatically lead to a U.S. decision to rejoin the organization, which it left in 1984 complaining of politicization. UNESCO selected a former minister of education of Spain, Federico Mayor Zaragoza, to replace M'Bow during a weekend meeting in Paris.
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March 13, 1990 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Monreal Moves to UNESCO: Luis Monreal has resigned as director of the Getty Conservation Institute to become coordinator of Cultural Heritage Programs for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Monreal, 47, who turned the Getty into a major force in worldwide conservation during his five-year tenure, will be in charge of programs related to archeological sites, monuments and museum collections, effective May 1.
NEWS
October 5, 1989 | From Times wire services
The United States today warned UNESCO against voting next week to accept the Palestine Liberation Organization as a member, saying such a move would virtually permanently close off any possibility of the U.S. rejoining the body. The warning was contained in a strongly worded message sent by Asst. Secretary of State John R. Bolton to Federico Mayor Zaragoza, director general of the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, and delivered today.
NEWS
November 6, 1995
More than 40 past and present world leaders will attend the funeral of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin today.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 10, 1987
The overwhelming vote electing Federico Mayor Zaragoza as director general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization was reassuring. Mayor is committed to efficient administration and to re-focusing UNESCO on solving the major problems, including literacy, for which it was established. American officials have made no promise to resume membership, nor should they.
NEWS
November 17, 1987
Federico Mayor took over as the new director general of UNESCO and immediately froze all hiring and promotion, blocking last-minute decisions by his controversial predecessor, Amadou Mahtar M'Bow. Mayor, taking the oath of office at the Paris headquarters of the financially troubled U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, said his order applies to "all staffing decisions, including those already taken."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 21, 1987
New leadership now appears assured for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, and that in turn holds the promise of getting the specialized agency back to the important work for which it was created. It is by no means clear, however, whether the reforms will be adequate to justify a return to membership by the United States, which left at the end of 1984, and Britain, which left the following year.
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