New president of Sahel & West Africa Club

OECD Observer

Thérèse Pujolle has been named president of the Sahel and West Africa Club, succeeding Joan Boer.

Ms Pujolle was previously Deputy Director of the Centre of Prospective Analysis at the French foreign ministry and has extensive knowledge of the development sector, as well as that of Central and Sub-Saharan Africa where she has held various positions with wide-ranging responsibilities.

She has also served as advisor to the French development minister. Ms Pujolle is the author of L’Afrique noire, le développement confisqué (Flammarion, 1994) and Lutter contre un monde inégal (Milan, 1998).

The Sahel and West Africa Club is an informal forum with a small full-time secretariat at the OECD that creates and facilitates links between OECD countries and West African countries, and between the public and the private sectors.

©OECD Observer No 240/241, December 2003




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