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Governing Board

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning has a Governing Board consisting of twelve members who are nominated intuitu personae by the Director-General of UNESCO. The Governing Board is made up of outstanding education experts from different regions of the world who meet once a year to review the progress of the Institute's work and plan future policy.

Composition of the UIL Governing Board

Full Member

Alternate

Chair of the UIL Governing Board
Ms Malak ZAALOUK * **

Professor of Practice and Director of the Middle East Institute for Higher Education
The American University in Cairo
Arab Republic of Egypt


Ms Laila ISKANDER KAMEL

Former Minister of State for Urban Renewal and Informal Settlements
Arab Republic of Egypt
Vice Chair of the UIL Governing Board
Ms Eeva-Inkeri SIRELIUS *

Former Secretary-General of the Finnish Adult Education Association
Republic of Finland


Mr Reijo Olavi AHOLAINEN

Counsellor of Education, Higher Education and Science Policy Department
Ministry of Education and Culture
Republic of Finland
Mr Faisal BIN ABDULRAHMAN BIN MUAAMMAR
Secretary-General of the King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Mr Fahad SULTAN MOHAMMAD AL-SULTAN
Deputy Secretary-General of the King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Mr Hamidou BOUKARY *
Independent Consultant
Republic of the Niger
Mr Kadir Abdelkader GALY
Director of the Training Institute on Literacy and Non-Formal Education (IFAENF)
Republic of the Niger
Ms Angela BROWN-BURKE
Senator Councillor and Chairman of Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation
Jamaica

Mr Kornel BROWN

Division of Adult and Continuing Education
Delaware State University
United States of America
Ms Un Shil CHOI **
Professor
Ajou University, Graduate School of Education
Republic of Korea
Mr Insub PARK
Executive Director of the Department of Lifelong Vocational, Educational Facilitation
National Institute for Lifelong Education
- NILE
Republic of Korea
Ms Paula ENGWALL
Senior Education Policy Specialist
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency,
Kingdom of Sweden
Mr
Per MAGNUSSON

Attaché
Permanent Delegation of the Kingdom of Sweden to UNESCO
France
Mr Hartwig LÜDTKE
Vice-President of the
German Commission for UNESCO
Federal Republic of Germany
- currently in process of nomination -
Mr Kilemi MWIRIA
Senior Advisor to the
President of Kenya on Education and Politics
Republic of Kenya
Mr
Ibrahim OANDA OGACHI

Research Programme Officer, Council for the Development of Social
Science Research in Africa
Republic of Kenya
Ms Sylvia ORTEGA SALAZAR **
Director General
Colegio de Bachilleres
United Mexican States
Ms Sylvia SCHMELKES del VALLE
President Councillor and President of the Governing Board of the National Institute for the Evaluation of Education in Mexico
(INEE)
United Mexican States
Mr Thomas Boni YAYI
Former President of the Republic of Benin
Republic of Benin
Mr Alassani TIGRI
Conseiller to the Former President of Benin
Republic of Benin
Mr Minxuan ZHANG **
Research Institute for Comparative and International Education
Shanghai Normal University
People's Republic of China
Mr Han MIN
Deputy Director-General
of the National Center for Education Development Research
Ministry of Education
People's Republic of China

* Member of the Standing Committee of the UIL Governing Board
** Member of the IRE Editorial Board

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