2002 News Story

Prince Talal appointed special envoy of UNESCO

Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz has been appointed Special Envoy for Potable Water by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The appointment, which marks the International Year for Fresh Water, will take place at an official ceremony at UNESCO's Paris headquarters on December 18, 2002. Prince Talal is President of the UN's Arab Gulf Fund for development organizations (AGFUND).