Asian-Pacific Federation of UNESCO Clubs and Associations

History

The Asian Pacific Federation of UNESCO Clubs and Associations (AFUCA) was established in 1974, with an aim to promote collaboration among UNESCO Clubs and Associations, and to encourage growth and establishment of UNESCO Clubs and Associations in Asia-Pacific region. In order to achieve the objective, the Federation carries out exchange of information or personnel, and organization of study groups, conferences, workshops and exhibitions.
Currently, there are 14 member-states of AFUCA: Bangladesh, China, India, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Nepal, Russia, Thailand, Vietnam, Tajikistan and Philippines

Successive Presidents of AFUCA

Term

#

Name

Country

1974-1984

1st

Mr. Kiyoshi Kazuno

Japan

1984-1987

2nd

Mr. Gunashingum

Malaysia

1987-1995

3rd

Mr. Otori Kurino

Japan

1995-1999

4th

Mr. Yuji Suzuki

Japan

1999-2004

5th

Ms. Ran-Soo Kim

Korea

2004-2008

6th

Mr. Tao Xiping

China

2008-2012

7th

Mr. Masatake Matsuda

Japan

2012-2016

8th

Mr. Yoo Jay Kun

Korea

2016-2020

9th

Mr. Bolat Akchulakov

Kazakhstan