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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 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

Chair of the UIL Governing Board
Mr Daniel BARIL * **
Director General
Institute for Cooperation for Adult Education
Canada
Vice Chair of the UIL Governing Board
Ms Un Shil CHOI * **
Professor
Ajou University
Graduate School of Education
Republic of Korea
Ms Sarah ANYANG AGBOR
Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology
African Union 
Cameroon
Ms Zohour ALAOUI
Former President of the UNESCO General Conference
Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco in Berlin
Morocco
Mr Jamal BIN HUWAIREB
Chief Executive Officer
Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation
United Arab Emirates
Ms Rudo Mabel CHITIGA
Former Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Women’s Affairs
Community,
Small + Medium
Enterprises Development
Zimbabwe
Ms Cláudia COSTIN
Director
Center for Excellence and Innovation
of Education Policies (CEIPE-FGV)
Brazil
Mr Hartwig LÜDTKE *
Vice-President
German Commission for UNESCO
Federal Republic of Germany

Mr Per MAGNUSSON
Senior Programme Manager
Department for International organisations and Thematic support
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
Sweden

Mr Kilemi MWIRIA
International Consultant
Kenya
Ms Miriam NICADO GARCÍA
Rector
University of Havana
Cuba
Mr Jin YANG
Ambassador, Permanent Delegate
Permanent Delegation of the People's Republic of China to UNESCO
China

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