Current Leadership

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
PresidentDolkun Isa
Vice PresidentsErkin Ekrem
Zubeyre Shemsidin
Perhat Yorungqash
Chairman of the Executive CommitteeOmer Kanat
Vice Chairmen of the Executive CommitteeSemet Abla
Ilshat Hesen
Turghunjan Alawudun
Erkin Exmetov
Inspector GeneralPerhat Yaqup
InspectorsÖmerjan Imin
Jür’et Abdukérim
Abdurahim Qurbanov
Behtiyar Nasir
TreasurerAbdujelil Emet
Vice TreasurersÜmit Tursun
Xelchem Memtimin
Director of the Youth CommitteeErkin Zunun
Director of the Women’s CommitteeZumretay Arkin
Director of Internal AffairsBehtiyar Böre
Director of the Religious CommitteeHebibulla Ehet
Director of the Education CommitteeDilnare Qasimova
Director of the Cultural Affairs CommitteeIlyar Sidik
Director of the Health CommitteeNimat Kashkari
Director of the Environment CommitteeGülmire Berdash
Director of China AffairsAdiljan Abdukérim
Director of the Human Rights CommitteeKewser Kamal
Director of the Legal CommitteeMehmet Tohti
Director of the Refugees CenterPolat Sayim
Director of the Information CenterBehtiyar Ömer
Director of the Research CommitteeAbduweli Ayup
Director of the Publication CenterAbdujélil Turan
Advisory BoardQehriman Ghojamberdi
Dr. Rishat Abbas
Dr. Erkin Sidiq
Dr. Alimjan Inayet
General SecretaryTuyghun Abduweli
Special Representative for KirghizistanRuzimemet Abdulbakiev
SpokespersonsDr. Erkin Emet
Zumretay Erkin
Gheyyur Qurban
Dilshat Rishit