The former Socialist Minister of National Education Najat Vallaud-Belkacem is due to take over the presidency of France Terre d’Asile (FTDA) in early July, a juggernaut in the reception and support of exiles, the association announced Thursday at the AFP.

The arrival of “NVB” within the state operator association specializing in support for asylum seekers will be formalized on Saturday July 2, during the next general assembly, we underline at FTDA.

“The board of directors of June 18 unanimously decided to propose her to the head of France Terre d’Asile”, indicated the director general of the association, Delphine Rouilleault.

The former Minister of National Education, Higher Education and Research under François Hollande will succeed State Councilor Thierry Le Roy, whose second term is coming to an end.

His position will be “not operational”, it is pointed out, and Najat Vallaud-Belkacem will also retain the general management of One, an NGO which fights in particular against extreme poverty.

Former Minister of Women’s Rights, then of the City, Youth and Sports in the government of Manuel Valls, the politician will “bring her skills and knowledge” to France land of asylum, welcomes Delphine Rouilleault.

On Monday, on the occasion of World Refugee Day, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem wrote on Twitter of her “support for fighters for freedom and human dignity”.

06/23/2022 11:19:00 –         Paris (AFP) –         © 2022 AFP