Information for All Programme (IFAP)

Bureau of the Intergovernmental Council

The IFAP Bureau consists of eight Member States nominated by the governing Council. It meets twice a year to appraise, select and approve projects as well as to hold thematic debates on issues of importance for the Programme.

The Bureau is composed of a Chairperson, three Vice-Chairpersons, three other members and a Rapporteur: 

Chairperson of the IFAP Bureau

  • Ms. Dorothy Gordon (Ghana)
     

Other Bureau members

  • Mr Evgeny Kuzmin (Russian Federation)
    Vice-Chair
  • Ms Lisa van der Torre (Netherlands)
    Vice-Chair
  • Mr Omar Salim Al Shanfari (Oman)
    Vice-Chair
  • H. E. Mr Jose Manuel Rodriguez Cuadros (Peru)
    Ambassador, Permanent Delegate, Permanent Delegation of the Republic of Peru to UNESCO
    Member
  • Mr Z. Karvalics László (Hungary)
    Member
  • Mr Shanmugam S Letchumanan (Malaysia)
    Member
  • Mr Wael Abdel Wahab (Egypt)
    Rapporteur