Holder of the state exam for secondary education in history and geography and a Master's degree in Ethics and Governance specialising in "Human Rights and Legal Practice", Paul Angaman, teacher, has been involved in the promotion and protection of human rights at national and international level for a long time. After joining ACAT Côte d'Ivoire in 1997, he became its President from 2000 to 2016. He is also Secretary General of the Ivorian Civil Society Convention since March 2015 and host of the Zokouezo human rights programme on the Catholic National Radio. He also set up the Observatory of Places of Detention in Côte d'Ivoire, a collective of Ivorian civil society organizations in charge of monitoring the 34 prisons in Côte d'Ivoire. Since January 2017, Paul Angaman is the President of FIACAT.

"The consolidation and development of its network throughout the world, the strengthening of its missions to combat torture, the death penalty, enforced disappearances and the continuous improvement of its credibility are FIACAT's major challenges for the next four years."