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Employment History

Head, Human Rights Unit
UNICEF

Head of Office
UNICEF

Affiliations

Member
International Council on Human Rights Policy

Member
Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court and Minister

Head of the UNICEF Liaison Office and Representative
The African Child Policy Forum

Member and Chair of the Committee
UN

Web References (10 Total References)


International Policy Conference on the African Child

www.africanchildforum.org, 24 Feb 2014 [cached]

Mrs. Akila Belembaogo Mrs. Akila Belembaogo Mrs. Akila Belembaogo is the Head of the UNICEF Liaison Office and Representative to the African Union and UN Economic Commission for Africa based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


Poverty reduction programmes and human rights

www.ichrp.org, 17 Jan 2011 [cached]

Akila Belembaogo, Head, Human Rights Unit, UNICEF; Senior Program Advisor, Policy and Planning Division, UNICEF, New York, United States; member, ICHRP.


ICHRP - Learn about us - Who we are - Governance - Former Council members

www.ichrp.org, 10 Aug 2014 [cached]

Akila Belembaogo (Burkina Faso) °


Mrs. Akila ...

www.africanchildforum.org, 7 June 2012 [cached]

Mrs. Akila Belembaogo

Mrs. Akila Belembaogo is the Head of the UNICEF Liaison Office and Representative to the African Union and UN Economic Commission for Africa based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Previously, she assumed technical and managerial functions in UNICEF as Regional Advisor on Child Rights and Protection in the West and Central Africa Regional Office, Representative in Chad, Head of Human Rights and Gender Unit in the Policy and Planning Division at the Hq and Deputy Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa. She has 28 years of experience and expertise in law, as well as in working on social development and human rights issues. She has assumed high level governmental functions as a Member of the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court and Minister of Social Action and Family in Burkina Faso and is a former member and Chair of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).
Mrs. Belembaogo has been a member and founder of national NGOs and associations active in children and women's issues in Burkina Faso, as well as a member of various national commissions, presidential and ministerial missions in Burkina Faso. She has contributed to a number of publications as author and co-author with UNICEF, UNESCO, WHO, OHCHR and Save the Children Alliance, among others.


African Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems

ecastats.uneca.org, 1 May 2011 [cached]

Ms Akila Belembaogo, Head of the UNICEF Liaison Office, Representative to the AU and ECA recalls the role of CRVS in promoting and safeguarding the rights and privileges of children. She informed the experts about the activities of UNICEF in promoting birth registration in the region and requested participants to refer to best practices.

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