Presidents of CoNGO

                        Presidents of CoNGO (Conference of Non-governmental Organization in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations) from 1948 to the Present

1948-1949: Howard E. Wilson
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (Chair, Interim Committee)

1949-1950: Howard E. Wilson
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

1950-1953: Elfan Rees
Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (World Council of Churches)

1953-1955: Gerhart Riegner
World Jewish Congress

1955-1957: Eunice Carter
International Council of Women

1957-1960: J. Duncan Wood
Friends World Committee for Consultation

1960-1963: Robert Smith
World Federation of United Nations Associations

1963-1966: Georges Eggerman
International Federation of Christian Trade Unions

1966-1969: Posie Sheppard
League of Red Gross Societies

1969-1972: H.L. Horace Perera
World Federation of United Nations Associations

1972-1976: Rosalind Harris
International Social Service

1976-1982: Edyth Ballantyne
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

1982-1982: Alba Zizzamia
World Union of Catholic Women Organizations

1985-1991: Marek Hagmajer
World Federation of United Nations Associations

1991-1994: Rosalind Harris
International Social Service

1994-1997: Robert Harris
Education International

1997-2000: Afaf Mahfouz
Society for International Development and Arab Lawyers Union

2000-2007: Renate Bloem
World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women

2007-2011: Liberato C. Bautista
United Methodist Church—General Board of Church and Society

2011-2018: Cyril Ritchie
Union of International Associations

2018-current: Liberato C. Bautista
United Methodist Church—General Board of Church and Society

{CoNGO Presidents are elected in their personal capacities. They are officially endorsed by their organizations—listed here for identification purposes—which are CoNGO members in good standing}.