Founder and Chair, Nobel Peace Laureate and Former Secretary General of the United Nations.
Founder and Honorary President of FRIDE, Founder of the Club of Madrid and President of DARA.
Director of the United Nations Studies Programme at Columbia University’s School of International Public Affairs.
Chairman of the Audit and Finance Committee, Visiting Fellow at the Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice, University of Cape Town, South Africa; former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
Former Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund and former Under-Secretary General of the United Nations (2000-2010); Member of the Saudi Shura.
Former Director of Management, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
Former Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations in New York (2002-2004); former Permanent Observer of Switzerland to the United Nations (1997-2002).