Governance and MMM Teams

Board 2022-2024

Anne-Claire de Liedekerke, President of MMM

Executive Board

President: Anne Claire de Liedekerke (Belgium)
Secretary-General: Marie-Liesse Mandula (France)
Vice-President: Valérie Bichelmeier, Head of MMM UN Delegation (Switzerland)
Vice-President: Johanna Schima, Head of EU Delegation (Belgium)
Laurence van den Abeele, President, MMM Belgium
Alain Englebert, President, En Avant les Enfants – EALE (Belgium/DRC)
Jocelyne Le Pivain, President, MMM France
Roland Vaxelaire, Consultant (Belgium)

Other board members

Aliette Abraham, President – Otitsara (Madagascar)
Philip Biswas, Founder & Director, Rural Reconstruction Foundation – RRF (Bangladesh)
Bolly Kouassi, President, AJAD (Ivory Coast)
Nikki van der Gaag, Independent Consultant on Gender equality issues (UK)
Xavier Prats-Monné, Special Advisor,President of the European Committee of the King Baudouin Foundation (Spain)

MMM Teams and Representatives of member organisations at the 2019 General Assembly

International Secretariat (SGI) – Paris

Marie-Liesse Mandula, General Secretary

The International Secretariat is the operational arm of MMM whose role is to ensure the ongoing management of the association:

  • Organization and preparation of MMM statutory meetings
  • Leadership and coordination of the MMM Network
  • Coordination of internal and external MMM communication
  • Administrative work required for MMM representation at international institutions and organizations
  • Support to member associations for achieving the objectives set by the Board
  • Management and animation of the MMM website
  • Publishing, promotion and dissemination of the products and publications of the association.

MMM European Delegation – Bruxelles

Johanna Shima, Véronique de Vaumas, Laetitia Wolkonski, Anne-Michelle de Mathelin, Kristzina Szalachy

Read about the work of the EU Delegation here

MMM UN Delegation – New York, Geneva, and Vienna

Alexandra Bouée (New York), Valerie Bichelmeier (Geneva), Jacqueline Leduc (New York), Karen Thorsen (Geneva), Carole Joncour (New York), Mélanie Nédélec (Geneva)

Irina Palffy, UN Vienna

Irina Palffy, UN Vienna

Read about the work of the UN Delegation here

MMM UNESCO Delegation – Paris

Caroline de Senneville, Marie-Liesse Mandula

 Read about the work of the UNESCO Delegation here

National MMM Associations – Belgium & France

Laurence Vanden Abeele Bosteels, President of MMM Belgium

Jocelyne Le Pivain, President of MMM France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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