Thursday, July 1, 2010

African Press Organization (APO) International Advisory Board


- Hon. Dr. Gertrude I. MONGELLA – Former President of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) – Pretoria (South-Africa)
- M. Mahamat Saleh ANNADIF – Secretary-general of the Presidency of the Republic of Chad – Former Ambassador of the African Union near the European Union and the ACP Group of State in Brussels – Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Chad – Former Chief of staff of the President of the Republic of Chad - Ndjamena (Chad)
- M. Ahmedou OULD-ABDALLAH – Special Representative of the United -Nations for Somalia – Former Minister of Foreign affairs of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania – Naïrobi (Kenya)
- M. Jiuma ABULKHER – Director-General of external information of the Libyan Arab Socialist People’s Jamahariya – Tripoli (Libya)
- M. Jim BOUMELHA – President of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) – Brussels (Kingdom of Belgium)
- M. Babacar FALL – Director-General of the Pan-African News Agency (PANA) – Dakar (Sénégal)
- M. Kaizer KGANYAGO – Spokesperson for the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) – Johannesburg (South Africa)
- M. Amadou Mahtar BA – President of AllAfrica Global Media (AllAfrica.com) – Washington (USA)
- M. Dominique GUIHOT – Director-General of Africa N°1 – Paris (France)
- M. Franck SALIN – Editor-in-chief of Afrik.com – Paris (France)
- M. Blaise MISTLER – Head of External Relations of Canal Overseas - Paris (France)
- Mrs Ayoko MENSAH – Director of Africultures – Paris (France)
- Mrs Melissa MILBURN – Deputy-Director, Media Relations of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – Seattle (USA)
- Mrs Heidi SINCLAIR – Former Director of communication of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – Seattle (USA)
- Mrs Jacquelline FULLER – Head of Advocacy and Communications of Google.org – Mountain View (USA)
- Ms Julie HAYES – Africa Regional Director at the Open Society Institute in New York (Soros Foundation Network) - New York (USA)
- M. Robert SKINNER – Associate Director of United Nations Foundation’s New York Office – New York (USA)
- Ms Risha CHANDE – Communications Officer of The Mo Ibrahim Foundation – London (United Kingdom)
- Mrs Katy CRONIN - Communications Director of The Elders - London (United Kingdom)
- Mrs Farhana HAQUE-RAHMAN – Chief, Media Relations, Special Events and Programmes of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) – Rome (Italy)
- M. Sanjay ACHARYA – Chief, Media Relations and Public Information of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) – Geneva (Switzerland)
- Dr Ekwow SPIO-GARBRAH – Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Telecommunication Organisation – Former Minister of Communication of the Republic of Ghana – Former Head of Communication of the African Development Bank Group – London (United-Kingdom)
- Mrs Violaine BEIX – Communication Officer of Africa Progress Panel (APP) – Geneva (Switzerland)
- Miss Tina MUSOKE – Media Relations Manager of Africare – Washington (USA)
- M. Kenneth WALKER – Africa Communications Manager of CARE International – Johannesburg (South-Africa)
- M. Elroy BOS – Senior Manager, Communications & Advocacy Program of The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) – Geneva (Switzerland)
- Mrs Lucia GRENNA – Head of the Unit of the Communications for Development of the World Bank – Washington (USA)
- Mrs Aminata D. TRAORE – Former Minister of culture of the Republic of Mali – Author – Bamako (Mali)
- M. Patrick LUCAS – President of the African Committee of MEDEF International and PDG of Gras Savoye – Paris (France)
- Ms Rutendo KAMBARAMI – Outreach Officer of the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) – Harare (Zimbabwe)
- Mrs Frances Anne HARDIN – International Independent Consultant – Former Senior Press Officer of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) – Washington (USA)
- M. Jon LIDEN – Head of Communications for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria – Genève (Switzerland)
- M. David BARNARD – Executive Director of the Southern African Non-Governmental Organisation Network (SANGONeT) – Gauteng (South-Africa)
- Maître Robert BOURGI – Lawyer – Paris (France)
- M. Nicholas BRAY – Head of Media Relations at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) – Paris (France)
- Ms Vanessa VALLEE – Communications Manager of the Africa Partnership Forum Support Unit – Paris (France)
- M. Normand LAUZON – Director of the Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC) of the OECD
- M. Reed BRODY – Spokesperson of Human Rights Watch (HRW) – Brussels (Kingdom of Belgium)
- M. Esben Q. HARBOE - Head of communication of the Africa Commission – Copenhagen (Denmark)
- M. Jacques GODFRAIN – Former Minister of Cooperation of the French Republic – Millau (France)
- M. Geert SCIOT – Vice President Communication – Extrenal Communication of Brussels Airlines – Brussels (Kingdom of Belgium)
- Mrs Cécile SPORTIS – Diplomat – Former Director of the World Food Program office in Paris (WFP) – Paris (France)
- M. Peter BALLANTYNE – Director of the Europe’s Forum on International Cooperation (Euforic) – Maastricht (Netherland)
- M. Samuel MIKENGA – Programme Coordinator, Media, at Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation ACP-EU (CTA) – Wageningen(Netherlands)
- M. Rigobert EMILE-FONGNI – Communication officer of the Economic and Monetary Union of West Africa (EMUWA) – Ouagadougou (Burkina-Faso)
- M. Eric MGENDI – Regional Communications Co-ordinator for Africa of ActionAid International – Nairobi (Kenya)
- M. Joris ZYLBERMAN – Representative of Radio France Internationale (RFI) in Shanghai – Shanghai (China)
- M. Pascal DROUHAUD – Geopolitical Expert – Area manager for Latin America of Alstom – Paris (France)
- Mrs Marie-Laure de BERGH – Former Program Officer at the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) – Maastricht (Netherland)
- M. Damien AMADOU – Press officer of France 24 – Paris (France)
- M. Dapo LADIMEJI – Executive Member of the Free Software and Open Source Fundation for Africa (FOSSFA) – London (United-Kingdom)
- Mrs Sarah BEL – Communication and Information officer of the Micro Insurance Innovation Fund ( ILO) – Geneva (Switzerland)
- Mrs Lucine HAPI – Communication and Solidarity Actions Director of AREVA Ressources Central Africa – Bangui (Central African Republic)
- M. Bill ANDERSON – Director of African Development Information Services Ltd (AfDevInfo) – London (United Kingdom)
- M. Wole ADAMOLEKUN – Secretary General of the Federation of African Public Relations Associations (FAPRA) – Abuja (Nigeria)