France, Senior Programme Officer, ICOM
Mr. Raphaël Roig holds a Master’s degree in Contemporary history and a Master’s degree in International relations from the University of La Sorbonne (Paris). Following years of field research in political sciences in Eastern Africa, he has been in charge of the Konso Museum project and the organisation of a range of exhibitions in Ethiopia.
Since 2011, he has been working at the International Council of Museums (ICOM) as a Senior Program Officer and the Secretary of the Ethics Committee. Meanwhile, he is also working for the NGO Amnesty International as the Coordinator for East Africa, and for the organisation of the NGO’s movie festival.
Within ICOM, he is particularly involved in the development of programs in the following fields: the protection and promotion of cultural heritage, the fight against illicit traffic and museum security, professional training and museum ethics.