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Officials and Administration

The operations, structure and administration of EUCLID (Pôle Universitaire Euclide / Euclid University) are defined by the multilateral intergovernmental agreements which include the EUCLID Statutes referenced in Article III of the Charta.

The administrative organs includes:

  • An Executive Board headed by the Secretary General
  • A Governing Board with all the national coordinators / points of contact
  • An Oversight Council entrusted with statutory governance
  • An Advisory Board called up to provide expertise to the organization.

STAFF INFORMATION / OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHIES

 More information about the late Ambassador De Brum (+03/2011), first EUCLID High Steward and Chairman of the Board of Advisors

THE HIGH STEWARDS (IN OFFICE)

President Faustin Touadéra (since 08/2014)
Position: High Steward
Note: Prof Touadera is the former Rector of the University of Bangui who served as Prime Minister of the Central African Republic between 2008 and 2012. He was elected as President of the Central African Republic in 2016.
Organ: Board of Advisors
Citizenship: Central African Republic

 Biography  Role in EUCLID history / timeline 

Ambassador Juan Avila (since 1/2015)
Position: High Steward
Note: Dr Juan Avila holds the rank of Ambassador (which is distinct from that of Permanent Representative) at the Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic to the United Nations
Organ: Board of Advisors
Citizenship: Dominican Republic

 Biography |

THE HIGH STEWARDS (PAST AND EMERITUS)

Ambassador Herménégilde Niyonzima (since 12/2012)
Position: Institutional High Steward
Note: Ambassador Niyonzima served as ambassador of Burundi to the United Nations until 2014.
Organ: Board of Advisors
Citizenship: Burundi

 Biography  Letter of Acceptance

Ambassador Roubani Kaambi (12/2012-05/2014)
Position: Diplomatic High Steward
Note: Ambassador Kaambi served as ambassador of the Comoros to the United Nations and United States until 2014.
Organ: Board of Advisors
Citizenship: Comoros

 Biography  Letter of Acceptance

Ambassador Mohamed Toihiri (12/2012-05/2014)
Position: High Steward Emeritus, Special Representative in Paris
Note: Ambassador Toihiri previously served as ambassador of the Comoros to the United Nations and United States.
Organ: Board of Advisors
Citizenship: Comoros

 Biography  Letter of Acceptance

SECRETARY-GENERAL, SRSGs, ASGs, and Heads of Mission

Winston Dookeran
Position: Secretary-General in office since 2020
Organ: Executive Board Chair, Board of Advisors ex-officio
Citizenship: Trinidad and Tobago

 Biography

 

Syed Zahid Ali
Position: OC Member, Served as Secretary General 2008-2020
Organ: Executive Board, Board of Advisors ex-officio
Citizenship: Pakistan

 Biography

 

Robin van Puyenbroeck
Position: Deputy Secretary-General, Special Representative of the Secretary-General, New York
Organ: Executive Board, Board of Advisors
Citizenship: Belgium

 Biography

 
   

Nausheen Wasi
Position: Assistant Secretary-General, Office of the SG
Organ: Executive Board
Citizenship: Pakistan

 Biography 

 

Mark Scully
Position: Assistant Secretary-General for International Legal Affairs
Organ: Executive Board
Citizenship: Australia

 Biography 

 

Nicolas Badaoui
Position: Head of Mission to Lebanon and to the Arab League
Organ: Executive Board
Citizenship: Lebanon

 Biography 

 

Farhan Azhar
Position: Special Representative, United Kingdom
Organ: Executive Board
Citizenship: Pakistan

 Biography 

 
GAMBIA HQ OPERATIONS

Mohammed Loum
Position: Director, HQ
Organ: N/A
Citizenship: Gambia

 Biography 

 

Other staff at Gambia HQ:

  • Assistant OM
  • IT support
  • Librarian / Admin Support
  • Driver / Logistics
OPERATIONS, ACADEMICS and INTERNAL OVERSIGHT

Habte Ogbazion
Position: Banking Facilitator
Organ: N/A
Citizenship: Eritrea

 Biography 

 

Laurent Cleenewerck
Position: International Faculty Coordinator, OC Chair
Organ: Oversight Council
Citizenship: France

 Biography Site 

 

Rodrigo Aguero
Position: Admissions Officer; Deputy IFC
Organ: N/A
Citizenship: Argentina

 Biography Site 

 

Brigitte Bru
Position: International Curriculum Consultant, OC Member
Organ: Oversight Council
Citizenship: France

 Biography 

 

Mokhtar Boye
Position: Special Assistant to the SG, Communications
Organ: Executive Board
Citizenship: Mauritania

 Biography  Photos at official events

 
GAMBIA HEADQUARTERS (SINCE 2013)

EUCLID Headquarters Gambia
HQ Offices: Banjul, Gambia (with diplomatic status)

map of gambia from space

 

Brusubi HQ

 

HISTORIC BANGUI HEADQUARTERS (SINCE 2011)
EUCLID Francophonie Headquarters

Bangui HQ

Apollinaire Molaye (AUF)
Position: Focal Point
Organ: Governing Board

 Letter of Appointment

Dr. Guy-Florent Ankoguy-Mpoko (Prime Minister’s Office)
Position: Academic Coordinator (expired term, to be replaced)
Organ: Board of Advisors

 Letter of Appointment

SELECT NATIONAL POINTS OF CONTACT / GOVERNING BOARD

Paulin Djakpo (Civil Administration, Benin)
Position: National Point of Contact: Benin
Organ: Governing Board

 Letter of Appointment by the Government of Benin

Secretary General, National UNESCO Commission
Position: National Point of Contact: Burundi
Organ: Governing Board

 Letter of Appointment by the Government of Burundi

Apollinaire Molaye (AUF)
Position: National Point of Contact: Central African Republic (HQ)
Organ: Governing Board

 Letter of Appointment by the Government of the Central African Republic

Counsellor Mohamed El-Marouf (Permanent Mission of the Comoros)
Position: National Point of Contact: Comoros
Organ: Governing Board

 Link

Ambassador Hanna Simon (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Eritrea)
Position: National Point of Contact: Eritrea
Organ: Governing Board

 Biography 

Momodou K. Touray (Ministry of Higher Education, Gambia)
Position: National Point of Contact: Gambia
Organ: Governing Board

 Link |  Letter of Appointment

Permanent Secretary Luis De Shong (Government of SVG)
Position: National Point of Contact: St Vincent and the Grenadines
Organ: Governing Board

 Link

Djibril Sylla (City of Dakar)
Position: National Point of Contact: Senegal
Organ: Governing Board

 Link

Counsellor Victoria Sulimani (Permanent Mission of Sierra Leone)
Position: National Point of Contact: Sierra Leone
Organ: Governing Board

 Link

Dr Edmundo Viegas (Government of Timor Leste)
Position: National Point of Contact: Timor-Leste
Organ: Governing Board

 Link

Ambassador Juliet Kalema (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Uganda)
Position: National Point of Contact: Uganda
Organ: Governing Board

 Link

John Kaltau (MOE Scholarship Officer)
Position: National Point of Contact: Vanuatu
Organ: Governing Board

 Link

OTHER OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVES

Agung Sidayu: Timor-Leste (and (Indonesia)
Position: Official Representative: Timor-Leste
Organ: Governing Board

 Instrument of Authorization – Timor-Leste