UNESCO memorial website June 9, 2005
Cecilia Braslavsky, Director of the UNESCO International Bureau of Education passed away last week after several months of courageous fighting against a cancer. The UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education a.i Aïcha Bah Diallo is among the many educators from around the world paying tribute to Cecilia Braslavsky. "I wanted to tell you how much you have impressed us with your courage," writes Mrs Bah Diallo. "You did not spare any effort in devoting yourself to the work of the Institute, even to the very end."