The SELCOM has selected 10 news fellows for 2017-2018


[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he SELCOM convened at the United Nations Headquaters in New York, USA, on 10 November 2016 and the composition was as follow :

Representative for DOALOS/Chair :

Mr. François Bailet (Senior Legal Advisor)

Representative for The Nippon Foundation of Japan:

Mr. Mitsuyuki Unno (Executive Director)

Eminent Scholar :

Prof. Mariko Kawano (Professor of International Law, Waseda University)

Representative for the Fellowship Alumni :

Mr. Abbas Daher Djama (United Nations-Nippon Fellowship Global Alumni Representative)

Secretary of the SELCOM :

Ms. Valentina Germani (Programme Advisor, DOALOS)

Representative for the Nippon Foundation of Japan

Mr. Takashi Arikawa (Marine Affairs Department)

We are pleased to announce that the Selection Committee selected the following ten candidates for 2017-2018 fellowship awards :

Fellows Country Region
Mr. Bakai Matchonnawe Togo


West Africa and Atlantic Ocean Islands
Mr. Camara Bangaly Guinea


West Africa and Atlantic Ocean Islands
Mr.  El Diwany Ibrahim Egypt Arabian Peninsula
Mr. Ayaad Mohammad Jordan Arabian Peninsula
Ms. Migodela Edith Getrude Tanzania


East Africa and Indian Ocean Islands
Ms. Htet Theint Myanmar South East Asia
Mr. Khanal Gobinda Nepal South East Asia
Ms. Bowie Wilches Jenny Colombia


Latin American and the Caribbean
Mr. Parry Eavin Saint Kitts and Nevis


Latin American and the Caribbean
Mr. Santos Felipe




Latin American and the Caribbean