Steering Committee

The World Uyghur Congress is a democratic organization. All leaders are elected by delegates from all over the world at each General Assembly and serve a three-year term. The World Uyghur Congress has close contacts and working relationships with most Uyghur organizations around the world that peacefully promote the human rights, religious freedom and democracy for the Uyghur people in East Turkestan.

PositionRepresentative
PresidentMs Rebiya Kadeer (USA)
Vice-PresidentMr Ömer Kanat (USA)
Mr Seyit Tümtürk (Turkey)
Mr Ümid Hamid (Germany)
Mr Perhat Yorungqash (Germany)
Mr Arkin Akhmetov (Kazakhstan)
General SecretaryMr Dolkun Isa (Germany)
Assistant General SecretaryDr Erkin Emet (Turkey)
Ms Zubayra Shamseden (USA)
SpokespersonMr Dilshat Rishit (Sweden)
Mr Alim Seytoff (USA)
Director of the FoundationMr Abducelil Turan (Germany)
Chief AuditorMr Rozimemet Abdubakiyev (Kyrgyzstan)
Director of Public RelationsMr Hayrulla Efendigil (Turkey)
Director of WUC Publication CenterMr Ekrem Hizim (Germany)
Director of WUC Research CenterMr Erkinjan (Turkey)
Director of the Committee for Religious AffairsMr Turghunjan Alawdun (Germany)
Director of the Refugees CenterMr Polat Sayim (Australia)
Director of the Committee for WomenMs Gulmire Zunun (Australia)
Director of the Youth CommitteeMr Kuerban Haiyuer (Germany)
Director of the Committee for Culture and EducationMs Dilnare Kasimova (Kazakhstan)
Director of the Committee on China AffairsMr Alim Seytoff (USA)