Presidents of CoNGO: 1948 to the Present

                        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 Cross 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

1982-1985: 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 at the time of their election}.