Afaf Mahfouz

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Afaf Mahfouz is former President of the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CONGO). At the United Nations headquarters in New York, Dr. Mahfouz coordinated the work of 17 NGO committees providing fora for discussion on matters such as the status of women, human rights, sustainable development, and disarmament. Trained in law, political science, and psychoanalysis, she has been a teacher, diplomat, psychotherapist, and in recent years a consultant and advocate for women's participation, human rights, and for the promotion of non-governmental organizations in international development.

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