Jacques Moreillon

Jacques Moreillon (born 1939) served as Director General of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) until 1988 and as Secretary General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) from November 1, 1988 to March 31, 2004. Moreillon was born in Vevey, Switzerland. He studied at the University of Lausanne and obtained a doctorate in political science from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva. He became an ICRC delegate in 1965, and rose to the rank of Director General by 1988. In 1988 he became Secretary General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), a role he held until 2004. During this time the WOSM membership grew from 16 million members in 120 countries to 28 million members in 155 countries.

Personal details

Date of birth
1939
Nationality
Switzerland

Education

1. University of Lausanne Colleges/University

The University of Lausanne (UNIL, in French: Université de Lausanne) in Lausanne, Switzerland was founded in 1537 as a school of theology, before being made a university in 1890. Today about 12,000 students and 2200 researchers study and work at the university. Approximately 1500 international students attend the university, which has a wide curriculum including exchange programs with world renowned universities.

Type Public university
Founded
1537
Headquarters
UNIL - Centre, 1015 - Lausanne, Canton of Vaud
Undergraduates
2010. 10,087
Postgraduates
2010. 198
Official web page www.unil.ch
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