Cyril Ritchie

Senior Advisor

Cyril Ritchie lives in Geneva and has visited over 90 countries. During his long career as liaison between NGO, civil society, and advocacy mechanisms, he has worked with many United Nations agencies and entities. For six years he was Visiting Professor at Kyung Hee University in Seoul and is a member of, among others, the Academic Council on the UN System, CIVICUS,  the International Baby Food Action Network,  the Nightingale Initiative on Global Health.

Since 2009 he has been either First Vice President or President of CoNGO, the Conference of NGOs in consultative relationship with the United Nations: its mission is to facilitate the participation of NGOs in the UN system.