Habitat International Coalition
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Result of Election of New Representatives at the HIC Board
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Source: EC HIC-AF

The Electoral Committee for Francophone Africa Election is pleased to announce the result of the electoral process


Francophone Africa Election

for Regional Representative to the HIC Board

(Term: January 2011-December 2014)

Bamako, Yaoundé, January 2011

Dear Member(s) and Friend(s) of the Coalition:

We would like to inform you that the electoral process to renew HIC Board representatives from Francophone Africa has been successfully completed.

As was previously communicated, the application and voting procedures were conducted through the use of electronic means of communication, primarily through email.

Four people from HIC member entities were nominated for election. 16 organizations from the region participated in the election.

The voting results are as follows:

1) Mr. Ahmadou Gambo

Contribution au Dévelopment Rural (CDR) - Niger

5 votes

2) Mrs. Pauline Yao Affoué

Femmes Côte d’Ivoire Expériences (FCIEX) – Ivory Cost

3 votes

3) Mr. Franck Olivier Kouamé

Collectif Interafricain des Habitants (CIAH) – Cameroon

3 votes

4) Mrs. Fatimata Soré

Coalition Nationale pour l’Habitat (CNhA) - Burkina Faso

2 votes

Abstention: 3

The result indicates that Ahmadou Gambo is elected as HIC Board member and that Pauline Yao Affoué is elected as HIC Board alternates as outlined by HIC Constitution.

We appreciate all members’ participation and congratulate the elected colleagues, confident that they will uphold this representation with enthusiasm and responsibility.

With warm regards,

The Regional Electoral Committee

Mrs. Korotimy Thera - COFEPE (Mali)

Mr. Bamadou Sidibé - HIC MALI (Mali)

Mr. Joseph Fumtim, CIAH (Cameroon)

Mr. Léon Guy MFomou, CONGEH (Cameroon)


Habitat International Coalition
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