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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 * ** (end of term 12/2020)

The American University in Cairo
Professor of Practice and Director of the Middle East Institute for Higher Education
Egypt
 
Ms Laila ISKANDER KAMEL
Former Minister of State for Urban Renewal and Informal Settlements
 

Vice Chair of the UIL Governing Board
Ms Un Shil CHOI * ** (end of term 12/2020)
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
 
Ms Sarah ANYANG AGBOR (end of term 12/2022)
Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and TechnologyAfrican Union 
Cameroon
 
Mr Daniel BARIL (end of term 12/2022)
Director General of the Institute for Cooperation for Adult Education
Canada
 
Mr Jamlal BIN HUWAIREB (end of term 12/2022)
Chief Executive Officer
Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation
United Arab Emirates
 

Ms Angela BROWN-BURKE (end of term 12/2019)
Senator Councillor and Chairman of Kingston and St. Andrew
Corporation
Jamaica

Mr Kornel BROWN
Division of Adult and Continuing Education
Delaware State University
 
Mr Hartwig LÜDTKE * (end of term 12/2020)
Vice-President of the German Commission for UNESCO
Federal Republic of Germany
Mr Christoph WULF
Vice-President of the German Commission for UNESCO

Mr Per MAGNUSSON
Deputy Secretary-General
Swedish National Commission for UNESCO
Sweden

 
Mr Kilemi MWIRIA (end of term 12/2020)
Senior Advisor to the
President of Kenya on Education and Politics
Kenya
Mr Ibrahim OANDA OGACHI
Research Programme Officer, Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
 

Ms Sylvia ORTEGA SALAZAR ** (end of term 12/2019)
Former Under-Secretary for Upper Secondary Education
Ministry of Public Education
Mexico

Ms Sylvia SCHMELKES del VALLE
President Councillor, President of the GB of the National Institute for the Evaluation of Education in Mexico (INEE)
 
Mr Jin YANG (end of term 12/2021)
Minister Counsellor for Education
Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in France
China
 
Mr Thomas Boni YAYI (end of term 12/2019)
Former President of the Republic of Benin
Benin
Mr Alassani TIGRI
Conseiller to the Former President of Benin
 

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

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