The National School of Political and Administrative Studies (SNSPA) organized, yesterday, a ceremony to award the Doctor Honoris Causa distinction to Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO. The ceremony took place in the Central University Library Hall. Irina Bokova became the Director General of UNESCO in 2009, after a prestigious diplomatic career: between 2005 and 2009, she acted as the Bulgarian Ambassador to France and the Principality of Monaco, the Personal Representative of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria to Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie and Permanent Delegate of the Republic of Bulgaria to UNESCO. Irina Bokova also met, yesterday, the representatives of the two Chambers. The Director General of UNESCO was in Romania at the invitation of the Speaker of the Lower Chamber, Roberta Anastase, and the Senate of SNSPA. She was received at Cotroceni Palace later yesterday by President Basescu.