Profile of Secretary General: Eliphaz BAHIZI
Eliphaz Bahizi was born in 1952 in Southern Province (Rwanda). His mother tongue is Kinyarwanda, but he speaks French very well and understands English.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in natural sciences from the National University of Burundi (1983).
He taught biology for10 years in several secondary schools in Burundi before returning home in 1994 from a 20-year exile.
In 1995, he was appointed to the Ministry of Education, Department of Science and Research.
In 1999, he became acting (...)
The position of the Permanent Secretary parallels the rank of a director-general. He is responsible for:
Coordinating all activities of the Permanent Secreteriat ;
Assuring that decisions of the General Assembly of the UNESCO are being executed and followed on a national level ;
Reporting the results of reunions of the General Assembly of the R.N.C.U and assuring the implementation of its decisions ;
Assuring the technical preparation of reunions of Commissions and (...)
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