Federico Mayor

Federico Mayor


Kingdom of Spain

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Former Director General, United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Short Bio:

Federico Mayor Zaragoza is a Spanish scientist, scholar, politician, diplomat, and poet. He served as director-general of UNESCO from 1987 to 1999. He is currently the chairman of the Foundation for a Culture of Peace, Fellow of WAAS and member of the Honorary Board of the International Decade for the Promotion of a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World as well as the honorary chairman of the Académie de la Paix. Federico Mayor is an Earth Charter International Commission member.