Our Team

The UNESCO Courier is published quarterly by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

It promotes the ideals of UNESCO by sharing ideas on issues of international concern relevant to its mandate. Since 2017, the magazine is published thanks to the generous support of the People’s Republic of China.

Director of Publication: Éric Falt

Executive Director: Vincent Defourny

Editorial Director: Jasmina Šopova

Production and Promotion Director: Ian Denison

Digital Production: Denis Pitzalis

Assistant Editor: Katerina Markelova

Section Editor: Chen Xiaorong

Digital Editor: Mila Ibrahimova

Photo Editor: Danica Bijeljac

Media Relations: Laetitia Kaci

Administrative and Editorial Assistant: Carolina Rollán Ortega

Language Editors:

Anissa Barrak
Sun Min and China Translation and Publishing House
Shiraz Sidhva
Régis Meyran
Marina Yaloyan
Lucía Iglesias Kuntz


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