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UN Experts Group

The Millennium Project closely coordinated its work with UN agencies including the World Bank and IMF. The UN Experts Group, comprised of senior representatives from each participating UN agency, was set up to oversee collaboration between the Millennium Project and UN agencies, and to help facilitate the agencies participation with the various Task Forces.

Members (as of 2005)


Mr. Ifzal Ali
Chief Economist
Asian Development Bank
Mr. Adnan Z. Amin
Director, UNEP New York Office
United Nations Enivornmental Programme
Mr. Patrick Asea
Director, Economic and Social Policy Division
Economic Commission for Africa
Mr. Daniel Biau
Acting Deputy Executive Director
Mr. Francois Bourguignon
Chief Economist and Senior Vice President
World Bank
Mr. James P. Callahan
Director, Division for Treaty Affairs
UN Office on Drugs and Crime
Mr. Andrew Cassels
MDGs, Health and Development Policy
World Health Organization
Mr. Jan Cedergren
Chief, Activities and Programmes Branch
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Mr. Hans D'Orville
Director, Bureau of Strategic Planning
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
Mr. David T. Edwards
Director, Technical Cooperation Division
International Maritime Organization
Ms. Marika Fahlen
Director, Social Mobilization and Strategic Information
Mr. Orobola Fasehun
Acting Director, New York Coordination Office
World Intellectual Property Organization
Mr. Luiz L. Fernandes Pinheiro
Director of Development Cooperation
Universal Postal Union
Mr. Charles Gore
Senior Economic Affairs Officer, Special Programme for Least
Developed, Landlocked and Island Developing Countries
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Mr. Edward Heinemann
Regional Economist, Eastern and Southern Africa Division
International Fund for Agricultural Development
Mr. Raj Jumar
Chief, Development Research and Policy Analysis Division
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Mr. Ian Kinniburgh
Director, Division for Development Policy Analysis
Department of Economic and Social Affairs
Mr. Eddy Lee
Director, International Policy Group
International Labour Organization
Mr. Patrick Low
Director, Development and Economic Research Division
World Trade Organization
Mr. Richard Morgan
Chief, Strategic Planning and Programme Guidance Section
Division of Policy and Planning
Mr. Harish Parvathaneni
Acting Chief, Policy Analysis Unit
United Nations Relief and Works Agency
Mr. Prabhu Pingali
Director, Agriculture and Economic Development Analysis Division
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Mr. Raghuram Rajan
Economic Counsellor and Director of Research, Research Department
International Monetary Fund
Ms. Joanne Sandler
Deputy Director for Programmes
United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
Mr. Francisco Sercovich
Special Advisor to the Director-General on Policies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Ms. Mari Simonen
Director, Technical Support Division
United Nations Population Fund
Mr. Joseph Smolik
Economic Analysis Division
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Ms. Dianne Spearman
Director, Strategy and Policy Division
World Food Programme
* Mr. Jan Vandemoortele
Principal Adviser and Group Leader on Socio-economic Development
United Nations Development Programme
Mr. Carlos Eduardo Velez
Chief, Poverty and Inequality Unit
InterAmerican Development Bank
Mr. Gustavo R. Zlauvinen
Representative of the IAEA Director General to the UN, and
Director of the IAEA Office at the UN
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

* Chairperson


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