About 

The World Crafts Council (WCC AISBL) is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation that was founded in 1964 to promote fellowship, foster economic development through income generating craft related activities, organise exchange programs, workshops, conferences, seminars, and exhibitions—and in general, to offer encouragement, help, and advice to the craftspersons of the world. The organisation is now formally registered in Belgium as an international organisation or AISBL. AISBL is the French abbreviation for an international association without lucrative purpose. The WCC is organised into five regions: Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and North America. The organisation is affiliated to UNESCO.

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The WCC was founded in 1964 in New York by Aileen Osborn Webb and co-founders Ms Margaret Patch and Smt Kamaladevi Chattopadhay. 

Regional Presidents & Vice Presidents

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Mr. Otunba Segun Runsewe

President of WCC-        Africa Region

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Ms. Elisa Guidi

President of WCC-      Europe Region

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Ms. Barbara Velasco

        President of WCC-          Latin America Region

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Ms. Passent Nossair

Vice President of WCC-Africa Region

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Ms. Laura Miguel Baumann

Vice President of WCC-Europe Region

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Ms. Roxana Amarilla

Vice President of WCC-  Latin America Region

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Dr. Adkham Ikramov

         President of WCC-           Asia Pacific Region

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Ms. Maegen Black

      President of WCC-        North America Region

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Dr. Xu Niansha

Vice President of WCC-   Asia Pacific Region

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Mr. Bernard Burton

Vice President of WCC-North America Region

Advisors

Olivia Walker

Editor in Chief

Olivia Walker

Editor in Chief

Olivia Walker

Editor in Chief

Olivia Walker

Editor in Chief

WORDL CRAFTS COUNCIL AISBL (WCC-International)
Executive Board 2022-2024

President

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President of WCC-International

Mr. Saad Al-Qaddumi

Regional Presidents & Vice Presidents

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Mr. Otunba Segun Runsewe

      President of WCC-        Africa Region

6. Ms. Elisa Guidi - Regional President of Europe.jpg

Ms. Elisa Guidi

President of WCC-      Europe Region

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Ms. Barbara Velasco

        President of WCC-          Latin America Region

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Ms. Passent Nossair

Vice President of WCC-Africa Region

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Ms. Laura Miguel Baumann

Vice President of WCC-Europe Region

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Ms. Roxana Amarilla

Vice President of WCC-  Latin America Region

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Dr. Adkham Ikramov

         President of WCC-           Asia Pacific Region

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Ms. Maegen Black

      President of WCC-        North America Region

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Dr. Xu Niansha

Vice President of WCC-   Asia Pacific Region

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Mr. Bernard Burton

Vice President of WCC-North America Region

Advisors

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Ms. Usha Krishna

Advisor / Honorary Member of WCC-International/Past President of WCC-International

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Ms. Louise Allen

Advisor / Honorary Member of WCC-International/Past President of WCC-Europe Region

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Ms. Rosy Greenlees

Advisor / Honorary Member of WCC-International /

Past President of WCC-International

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Mr. Indrasen Vencatachellum

Advisor

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Raja Fuziah binti Raja Tun Uda

Advisor / Honorary Member of WCC-International/Past President of WCC-Asia Pacific Region

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Ms. Manjari Nirula

Advisor

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Dr. Alberto de Betolaza

Advisor / Honorary Member of WCC-International/Past President of WCC-Latin America Region

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Dr. Kevin Murray

Advisor

Secretariat

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Ms. Randa El Ghossain

Secretary General

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Ms. Usha Krishna

Secretary in-Charge / Treasurer

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Mr. Mark Anthony Umbrete

Secretary