Governing Board

UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE) is administered by a Governing Board which consists of 11 members appointed by the Director-General of UNESCO on a geographical distribution. Members are chosen for their eminence in the field and sit in a personal capacity.

The Board meets at least once a year and whenever necessary in the interest of the Institute or for the requirements of its activities. The Chairperson must call a meeting if the Director or at least five members of the Board request it. The Board elects an Executive Committee.



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Name Country
Mr Mansoor Al Awar
(Chair of the UNESCO IITE Governing Board)
Ms Maria Cecilia Calani Baranauskas Brazil
Ms Li Chen China
Mr Steven Duggan Ireland
Mr Kuzvinetsa P. Dzvimbo South Africa
Mr Igor Ganshin Russia
Ms Dorothy K. Gordon Ghana
Ms Asha Singh Kanwar Canada
Mr Michael Meimaris Greece
Mr Gard Titlestad Norway
Mr Puntsag Tsagaan