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Ayman Okeil – Northern Africa

Ayman Okeil

General Manager at the International Consultations Group (ICG)

President of MAAT for Peace, Development and Human Rights

(And its representative at the UN ECOSOC)

Member of the UN UPR National Committee, by Prime Minister Decree No. 2457/2017

Chairman and Northern Africa Representative at the UN NGO Major Group for Africa

And Head of the Egyptian National Network for the Euro-Mediterranean Anna Lindh Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures (2013-2016)

 He graduated from the Faculty of Law in 1993, where he was schooled by a selection of professors and legal scholars in Egypt and the Arab world; he obtained his Public Law Diploma from the Faculty of Law in 1995, followed by a Human Rights Diploma from the Faculty of Social Work, Helwan University, 2009.

He has been a lawyer and legal consultant since 1993, he is enrolled as a lawyer in the cassation, supreme administrative and constitutional courts, and he managed numerous human rights and development projects that had a tangible impact in Egypt.

He prepared and contributed to a large number of studies, researches, and working papers in human rights, dialogue and peace,  international mechanisms to protect human rights, good governance and decentralization, electoral systems awareness , and sustainable development.

He participated as speaker, lecturer, and working paper author in a number of conferences, public forums concerned on human rights, world and regional peace, and promoting citizenship values and sustainable development in more than 20 Arab and foreign city, he also has an extended experience in elections observation inside and outside Egypt.

He participated as a trainer in some training workshops relative to elections observation, designing and managing electoral campaigns, dialogue mechanisms and national and international mechanisms to protect human rights, good governance, decentralization and managing social organizations, and sustainable development.

Okeil is the founder and coordinator for some regional and national coalitions as: The International Alliance for Peace and Development,  the Civil Society Organizations Coalition for the Universal Periodic Review, the NGOs initiative network for supporting decentralization, elections observation coalition, the Egyptian coalition for rights and development.

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Henry Oriokot – Eastern Africa

Henry Oriokot is PHD–Leadership student and holds Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Masters Degree in Project Planning and Management (MPP), Bachelors Degree in Business Administration (BBA.)with a accumulative experience with a track record in international, Regional and at National level in implementing high impact development advocacy strategies, Capacity Building ,women & youth empowerment ,humanitarian / human rights ,team Building with Solid understanding of multilateral institutions and related decision-making processes ,lobbying, research, media and project-management skills with Knowledge working in diverse alliances , Small arms and light weapon control .

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Judith Kaulem – Southern Africa

Judith Kaulem is the Executive Director for the Poverty Reduction Forum Trust (PRFT) in Zimbabwe, a civil society organization that undertakes research and advocates for the formulation and implementation of pro-poor policies. Judith has more than 15 years working experience in poverty and  human development related research, policy analysis and advocacy. She is currently the UN-NGO Major Group- Africa Organizing Partner for Southern Africa ( and Head of the NGO Major Group- Africa Institutional Pillar. Judith holds a Masters Degree in Adult Education from the University of Zimbabwe and several professional qualifications. Her passion is in networking, research and advocacy in the areas of poverty, gender and human development.

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Kofi Kankam – Western Africa

Kofi Kankam is the founder of Elizka Relief Foundation – – an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations and also an Observer to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The organization is also part of the Major Group Stakeholders of UNEP.
He is presently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Elizka Relief Foundation – Also, he serves as the West Africa Organizing Partner for the UN NGO Major Group – – and Head of Resources and Sustainability for the UN NGO Major Group – Africa.
His LinkedIn profile can be found at

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Bernard Luttete – Central Africa

Bernard LUTETE DI LUTETE is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Save the Climat which is a Non-Governmental Organization In consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council-ECOSOC since 2014, In Association with the NGO Committee of United Nations Department of Public- UN DPI 2015, indedified as Expert Organization with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa-UNECA, NGO Member of the UN GLOBAL COMPACT Non-business Participant (ID: 84251), NGO Voting Member of CIVICUS WORLD ALLIANCE, NGO is also a National Branch Secretariat Liaison of EBAFOSA DRC of UNEP.

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At UN NGO Major Group, He is serving actually as The Central Africa Organizing Partner.

With better Experiences and knowledge performed on Environment, International Diplomacy, Politics, Local Governance and Human Rights. Has followed several studies such as International politics and Diplomacy with ROME MUN at Rome Italy, International water Law with UNITAR and University of Geneva, Municipal Finances for Local Governance with the World Bank Group. Etc. The list is not exhaustive.