Board Members

Rony Arayji

Minister of Culture of the Republic of Lebanon

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Philippe Quéau

Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences a.i. Born in 1952, Mr Quéau is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique (1975) and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications in Paris (1977). He also holds aDiplôme d’études approfondies (DEA) en Sciences de l’Information et de la Communication from ...

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Adama Samassekou

Mr. Adama Samassékou is the president of International Counsel for Philosophy and Human Sciences (CIPSH) et the president of MAAYA Network, the global network for linguistic diversity. He was a former executive secretary for the African Academy for Languages (ACALAN) and former president of preparatory committee of International Summit on the Information Society (2012-2013). He was also ...

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Asma Khader

Ms Asma Khader, Jordanian lawyer and human-rights activist, is founder and president of Mizan: the Law Group for Human Rights in Jordan and a founding member of the Arab Association for Human Rights. She served for two terms as president of the Jordanian Women's Union. She was appointed to the Executive Committee of the International Commission of Jurists. She is also general coordinator of the...

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Rama Mani

Ms Rama Mani is a Councilor of the World Future Council, a group of eminent leaders from around the world that safeguards the rights of future generations. She is a Senior Research Associate at the Centre for International Studies at the University of Oxford. She directed a multi-disciplinary research project entitled ‘Ending Mass Atrocities: Echoes in Southern Cultures’, funded pri...

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Antony Todorov

Mr Antony Todorov is a Bulgarian political scientist and a professor at the New Bulgarian University. He was a vice rector for International relations, a dean for faculty of studies, co-director for the Francophone option and the director for the department of political sicences. He has worked as a senior advisor at the Parliamentary Research department of the National Assembly, as an editor-in...

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Nassif Nassar

Mr Nassif Nassar is a professor of Philosophy and was a former dean of Faculty of Literture and Human Sciences (1993–1997) and a dean of the Institute of Social Sciences (2007-2011) at the Lebanese University. He is a co-founder of Arab Association of Philosophy (Amman) and the Arab Foundation for Modern thinking (Geneva). He was awarded a prize from Association of Jordanian Writers (1994...

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Ahmad Baydoun

Mr Ahmad BEYDOUN is a Lebanese sociologist and writer. He was a professor of sociology at the Institute of Social Sciences at the Lebanese University. He has published numerous articles in French and Arabic and founding members of cultural magazines such as « Al-Marqab » and « Kalamon » in Lebanon. He was one of the authors of UNDP’s national hu...

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Marcia Covarrubias

Former UN Senior Advisor to Tunisia  at UNDP , former Ambassador of Chile to Tunisia(twice), Greece, Morocco , in charge of Chilean-Palestinean Relations. International Ambassador of FGMM (Gabriel and Mary Mustakis cultural and educational Foundation). Expertise in International Relations, crisis prevention and management ,civil society, promotion of national dialogue in democratic tran...

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