The true story of UNESCO's bogus cultural adviser

UNESCO headquarters in Paris.
UNESCO headquarters in Paris. © Stephane Mouchmouche/Hans Lucas via AFP
Art dealer and ex-jockey Thierry Schneider falsely claimed to the press that he was a cultural adviser to UNESCO. The affair has provoked a real imbroglio within the Paris-based institution, and within UNESCO's Liberian delegation, which for years provided Schneider with diplomatic cover. [...]
Published on 19.03.2024 at 04:40 GMT Reading time 4 minutes

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