Théophane Nikyèma

Trustee

Théophane Nikyèma

Théophane Nikyèma is the Executive Director of The African Child Policy Forum (ACPF), an independent pan-African institution for policy research and dialogue on the African Child. As a passionate advocate for children rights and well-being in Africa. Théophane has more than twenty years experience in international development having served in leadership positions within the United Nations System in Africa and Asia. His previous appointments include UNICEF Representative in Mali (2012),  UNDP Resident Representative, UN Resident Coordinator, Designated Official, and Humanitarian Coordinator in Uganda (2006-2012), UNICEF Deputy Regional Director for West and Central Africa (2003-2006) and UNICEF Country Representative in Rwanda (2000-2003).