Martin Chungong


April 25, 2017

Martin Chungong

Inter-parliamentary Union Secretary General
IPU Secretary General

A Cameroonian national, Martin Chungong made double history by becoming the first-ever African and the first non-European to be elected as IPU Secretary General in the Organization’s 126-year history. With more than three decades of experience and knowledge of parliaments at national and international level, Mr Chungong has dedicated his professional life to promoting and building inclusive democracies world-wide. Watch Mr. Chungong talk about the barriers women in politics face and the role of iKNOW Politics in helping women face certain barriers.

iKNOW Politics Interview with Martin Chungong, IPU Secretary General