Taleb Rifai reelected as UNWTO Secretary-General

PR No.: PR13050

Taleb Rifai was reelected for a second term as UNWTO Secretary-General (2014-2017).

The announcement was made yesterday at the 20th Session of the General Assembly in Livingstone, Victoria Falls.

The confirmation follows the decision by the 95th session of the UNWTO Executive Council (Belgrade; Serbia, 28 May) to recommend Mr. Rifai as a nominee for the Secretary-General post for the period 2014-2017. In accordance with UNWTO statutes, his candidature was presented by Jordan, of which Mr Rifai is a national.

 

Useful Links:

Biography UNWTO Secretary-General Mr. Rifai

 

Contacts:

UNWTO Senior Media Officer: Marcelo Risi

Tel: (+34) 91 567 81 60

 

UNWTO Communications & Publications Programme

Tel: +34 91-567-8100

Fax: +34 91-567-8218

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