Mr. Philippe Breaussant has been serving as President of CIOFF since 2014. CIOFF, the International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts, is an NGO and official UNESCO partner, accredited by the PCI and UNESCO ICH committee, advocating a Culture of Peace through the traditional arts. There are 115 CIOFF member countries, 350 Festivals organized each year worldwide, 80,000 young artists who come to CIOFF festivals, thousands of volunteers, and millions of spectators during CIOFF festivals.
Mr. Breaussant has also been a Member of the Board of Directors of CIOFF France since 2017. From 2017 to 2018, he was Chairman of the NGO-UNESCO Liaison Committee, which manages the links between UNESCO and the 400 NGO Official Partner Members of UNESCO).
He was the organizer of the Forum on Youth and its social impact in Saudi Arabia with UNESCO and the forum on immigration in Tunis.
From 2019 to 2020 he was Vice President of the NGO-UNESCO Liaison Committee responsible for Forums.