Governance and MMM Teams

Board 2020-2022

Anne-Claire de Liedekerke, President of MMM

Executive Board

President: Anne Claire de Liedekerke (Belgium)
Vice-President: Valérie Bichelmeier, Head of MMM UN Delegation (Switzerland)
Secretary-General: Marie-Liesse Mandula (France)
Treasurer: Françoise Blin (France)
Laurence van den Abeele, President, MMM Belgium
Pauline Ambrogi, MMM Representative at UNESCO (France)
Alain Englebert, President, En Avant les Enfants – EALE (Belgium/DRC)
Jocelyne Le Pivain, President, MMM France
Johanna Schima, Head of MMM European Delegation (Belgium)
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)
Gabrielle de Milleville, MMM Representative at UNESCO (France)
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

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

Jacqueline Leduc, Inès Rosell, Lise Baulne Nasim, Pascale Restuccia, MMM Representatives at the UN in New York

Laurence Stip and Caroline Le Gloan, UN New York

 

Valerie Bichelmeier, UN Geneva

Karen Thorsen, UN Geneva

Mélanie Nedelec, UN Geneva

Irina Palffy, UN Vienna

Irina Palffy, UN Vienna

MMM at the UNESCO – Paris

Gabrielle de Milleville, UNESCO Paris

Pauline Ambrogi, UNESCO Paris

National MMM Associations – Belgium & France

Laurence Vanden Abeele Bosteels, President of MMM Belgium

Jocelyne Le Pivain, President of MMM France

 

 

Latest News from MMM and its Network

The European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan: steady progress for unpaid care work

14.04.21

The pandemic has shed light on the most valuable, yet invisible and undervalued work: care work. Without it, our societies would grind to a halt. It is carers all over the world who have been at the forefront o

Read more

Mothers are more likely to be at risk of poverty in old age

04.04.21

UN Geneva - In its response to the Human Rights of Older Women consultation, MMM identifies the inequitable M-F division of unpaid family caregiving duties as a root cause of the M-F pension gap.

Read more

No country can get ahead without the right to education for all

02.04.21

UN Geneva, HRC46 - This was the core message delivered at the UN Human Rights Council by Rahela Sidiqi, founder & Director of the Farkhunda Trust for Afghan Women's Education, an MMM associate member.

Read more

Single and isolated Mothers: The Journey of the Fighters

30.03.21

This recent report on NCI, a new Cote d’Ivoire television channel, highlights the plight of single African mothers, who battle through life with an almost incomprehensible resilience and fortitude in the face

Read more

MMM reaffirms: caring for a child is work, an absolute necessity, resource and investment

29.03.21

UN New York, CSW65 - In her intervention at a parallel event to the 65th UN Commission on the Status of Women organized by OMEP, MMM President Anne-Claire de Liedekerke also drew attention to the price mothers

Read more

EDO Group working with vulnerable mothers in La Guajira, Columbia

25.03.21

MMM associate member EDO Group sets up monitoring centre for research into social fragility of mothers.

Read more