International Secretariat
The International Secretariat is based in Brussels, where most European Institutions are placed.
AEFJN International Secretariat
174, rue Joseph II
B – 1000 Brussels
Tel. +32.(0)
Fax  +32.(0)


The secretariat team is international and have a variety of backgrounds, preparation and experience. Most of them have had a working presence on the African continent.  The Secretariat staff lobbies and coordinates the advocacy activities of the Antennae and AEFJN members.
Chika Onyejiuwa

Chika Onyejiuwa

Executive Secretary

Chika Onyejiuwa  is a member of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Prior to assuming office at AEFJN Secretariat  as its Executive Secretary, he was the Director of Formation at the Saviorite House of Formation in Nigeria and taught Social Ethics, JPIC  and the Principles of the Social teachings of the Church. In addition, he was the JPIC Co-ordinator for the Province of Nigeria, South East. Chika holds a BSc degree in Biochemistry from the Nigeria Premier University (University of Ibadan). He also holds a BA degree in Religion from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, a Masters degree in Theology from Duquesne University, USA, a Masters degree in Christian Spirituality from Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, USA  and an Advanced certificate from the Institute of Spiritual Leadership in Chicago, USA. Chika was a member of the Jesuit Retreat team at the Jesuit Center in Benin, Nigeria giving  the Ignatian exercises and other forms of Retreats; and  facilitated workshops for  JPIC groups. Chika loves nature and solitude, reading, going to the gym and he  plays lawn tennis.
Baudouin Theunis

Baudouin Theunis

Administrative and accounting management

Baudouin Theunis has been married for 46 years, has two daughters and four grandchildren.

He started his professional career as a programmer-analyst at Philips data system. He then worked as an accounting and financial manager in a group of SMEs such as chemical traders, road hauliers, international carriers, etc.

He likes sports and has played football, tennis and golf and enjoys walking.