Governance and MMM Teams

Board 2018-2020

Anne-Claire de Liedekerke, Présidente de MMM

Officers

President: Anne Claire de Liedekerke (Belgium)
Vice-President: Valérie Bichelmeier (Switzerland)
Secretary General : Marie-Liesse Mandula (France)
Treasurer: Françoise Blin (France)
Ilhame Boirie, president MMM France
Laurence Vanden Abeele, President MMM Belgium

Other board members

Aliette Abraham, President – Otitsara (Madagascar)
Pauline Ambrogi , Representative UNESCO (France)
Philip Biswas, Founder & Director, Rural Reconstruction Foundation – RRF (Bangladesh)
Alain Englebert, Président, En Avant les Enfants – EALE (Belgium/RDC)
Bolly Kouassi, President, AJAD (Ivory Coast)
Jocelyne Le Pivain, MMM France
Gabrielle de Milleville, Representative UNESCO (France)
Johanna Schima, MMM Correspondent for South America
Ute Steinheber, Familienarbeit (Germany)
Roland Vaxelaire, Consultant (Belgium)

International Secretariat (SGI) – Paris

SGI: Françoise Blin, Cécile de Laage, Florence Rentler, Marie-Liesse Mandula

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

Délégation Europe de Make Mothers Matter - MMM

European Delegation : Flavie Guérin, Véronique de Vaumas, Zeena Almaiahi, Anne-Claire de Liedekerke (MMM President), Laetitia Wolkonsky, Johanna Schima, Anne-Michelle de Mathelin, Olalla Michelena, Sophie Rousseau

MMM UN Delegation – New York, Geneva, and Vienna

Pascale Restuccia & Ines Rosell, UN New York

Laurence Stip and Caroline Le Gloan, UN New York

 

Valerie Bichelmeier, UN Geneva

Karen Thorsen, UN Geneva

Irina Palffy, Make Mothers Matter Rep at the UN Vienna

Irina Palffy, UN Vienna

MMM at the UNESCO – Paris

Gabrielle de Milleville, UNESCO Paris

Pauline Ambrogi, UNESCO Paris

National MMM Associations

Ilhame Boirie, President of MMM France

Laurence Vanden Abeele Bosteels, President of MMM Belgium

 

 

 

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