Reverend David Ugolor, Executive Director Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), has been elected in the board of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) Coalition, representing Sub-Saharan Africa Regional seat.
His election was disclosed on Thursday by Mr. Mathias Huter, Managing Director of UNCAC Coalition in Vienna, Austria, Mr. Mathias Huter in a congratulatory message to Rev. Ugolor.
“The UNCAC Coalition’s board elections are over and I am happy to inform you that you have been elected by our members. Congratulations and warm welcome on the Coalition Coordination Committee,” Mathias Huter wrote in the message.
Also elected into the board is Andrii Borovyk of Transparency International Ukraine to represent Europe Regional Seat 2.
The East Asia, Central Asia and Pacific Regional Seat was won by Pech Pisey of TI Cambodia.
The Middle East and North African seat went to Mahdi Dahech of 1 Watch while The International Member Organisation seat 2 went to Gillian Dell.
Mr Mathias Huter in his message to Rev. Ugolor said he will be reaching out to the newly elected UNCAC Coalition board members in the coming days about scheduling a first call to onboard new board members and help them to understand the roles of the board, UNCAC Coalition work, and what is coming up.
The UNCAC Coalition is an Association for the implementation of the UN Convention Against Corruption.
Rev David Ugolor is an anti-corruption expert and holds two Master’s degrees, one of them is on Governance and Corruption from Sussex University, United Kingdom. He has been working on Anti-corruption issues for over 30 years.