SUMMARY ON DECISIONS   OF THE 5 TH MEETING OF THE SELECTIONCOMMITTEE FOR "LEADERS WITHOUT BORDERS"United Nations Headquarters - 23 July 2004

 

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Were present:

- H.E. Mr. Joel Wassi Adechi, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Benin to the United Nations

- Mrs. Jacqueline Cubida, Attaché of Embassy, delegated by H.E. Mr. Michel Kafando, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Burkina Faso to the United Nations.

- H.E. Mr. Marc Nteturuye, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Burundi to the United Nations

- Mr. Lazare Makayat Safousse, First Counsellor, delegated by his H.E. Mr. Basile Ikoube, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Congo to the United Nations

- Mrs. Suze Percy Filippine,   Counsellor, Minister delegated by H.E. Mr. Léo Méroès, Chargé d'affaires,a.i. of Haiti to the United Nations

- Mr. Francis Chullikat, delegated by H.E. Arbishop Celestino Migliore, Permanent Observer of Holy See to the United Nations

- Mr. Fernando Manaica, Second Secretary, delegated by H.E, Mr. Filipe Chidumo, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Mozambique to the United Nations.

 - Mr. Bayani S. Mercado, Deputy, delegated by H.E. Mr. Lauro L. Baja, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Philippines to the United Nations

- Mr. Faustin Dahito , the Republic   of Benin

- Mr. Nguyen Huu Dong, the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

- Mr. Jean Gazarian, Senior Associate of Institute of Training and Research of the United Nations (UNITAR)

- Mr. Michel Thao Chan, President of the Cercle de Réflexion des Nations

- Mrs.   Huang Tasha, CEO Chief Operating Officer of the Cercle de Réflexion des Nations

- Mr. Jean-Luc Pérez, Executive President of the Cercle de Réflexion des Nations

- Mr. Patrick Brémaud, Vice President of the Cercle de Réflexion des Nations

- Mr. François Gaucher, Vice President of the Cercle de Réflexion des Nations

The meeting started at 10:30 am and the agenda was accepted.

H.E. Joel Wassi Adechi, Ambassador of the Republic of Benin was nominated President of the Committee.

After a long discussion, the Committee decided to admit the following candidates to the Sergio Vieira Di Mello Promotion:

•  Mr. Joseph Akola, Republic of Benin

•  Mr. Nicolas Andongui, Repubilc of the Congo

•  Mr. Aimé François Betkou, Republic of Madagascar

•  Mr. Irénée Buginno, Republic of Rwanda

•  Mr. Oscar Minakpon Djibenoude, Republic of   Benin

•  Mr. Jean Karonkano, Republic of Burundi

•  Mr. Boniface Lezona, Republic of the Congo

•  Mr. Joseph Mandeng, Republic of   Cameroon

•  Mr. Cyprien Mobengue, Republic of the Congo

•  Mrs. Consolata Nahimana,   Republic of   Burundi

•  Mr. Jean Baptiste Natama, Republic of Burkina Faso

•  Mr. Jean-Pierre Ndayiragije, Republic of Burundi

•  Mrs. Mireille Amoussouga-Omary, Republic of Benin

•  Mr. Bary Emmanuel Rafatrolaza, Republic of Madagascar

•  Mrs. Nana Viviane Rakatobe, Republic of Madagascar

•  Mr. Janisse Taimo, Republic of Mozambique

•  Mr. Ulisse William Yameogo, Republic of   Burkina Faso

  for additional information:

•  Mr. Noor Helal Safar Rahman ,the Republic of Bangladesh

•  Mr. Tuan Man Tran,   the   Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

•  Mrs. Asia Ben Saad, the Kingdom of Morroco

The Candidacies of   Mr. Assane Cisse, Mrs. Caroline Elemine, Mr. Krisel Malana, Mr. Jean Orandaza,, Mrs. Eliane Paccoret et Mr. Thaddée Yossa   will be re-considered in the next meeting of the Selection Committee scheduled on 1 November at United   Nations.

At 12:30pm, in a solemn ceremony, Mr. Pérez handed five diplomas of Doctorate in Peace Administration honoris causa to high -ranking officers, namely:

•  H.E. Mr. Kofi Annan, Secretary General of the United Nations

- H.E. Mr    Nelson Mandela, Former President of the Republic of South

      Africa

•  M. Jean Gazarian, Senior Associate of Institute of Training and Research of the United Nations (UNITAR) and Former Director of Secretariat of the Assembly General of the United Nations.

•  Mr. Nguyen Huu Dong, "'Homme d'Etat", the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

•  Mr. Faustin Dahito,   the Republic of Benin.

The President   closed the meeting at 13:00pm.

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