Minister Bernard Kouchner


Minister Bernard Kouchner is the co-founder of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Médecins du Monde. From 2007 until 2010, he was the French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs. Prior to this role, he served as French Minister of Health during 2001–2002 and 1997-1999, the UN’s Special Representative of the Secretary General in Kosovo during 1999–2001, and Member of the European Parliament during 1994–1997. Since 2015, Minister Kouchner has been workstream leader for the AMU (Agency for the Modernisation of Ukraine), where he contributes his expertise in healthcare. He was a candidate for the position of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO).