Archive for August, 2015

New UN-ACT Regional Project Manager

UN-ACT welcomes our new Regional Project Manager, Kaori Kawarabayashi!

Kaori is from Japan and brings to her assignment over 17 years of experience on international development issues in various regions including Asia. She has worked for WFP Regional Bureau for Asia (Bangkok), UNDP South Sudan, UNDP Jordan, UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa and UNDP’s Operations Support Group (Executive Office). In addition, she has worked for development organizations in Chile, Hungary, India, Mauritania, Mexico, Togo, and Turkey, and she has also worked in the private sector as an investment banker. Her experience on project management, heading the secretariat for a UN-governmental initiative, and implementing regional/inter-governmental projects will contribute to her new assignment.

Kaori holds an MPA and an MBA, both from Harvard University. She has also studied at Georgetown University, The London School of Economics, La Sorbonne and Oxford.…

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UN-ACT August 2015 Newsletter

Click on UN-ACT August 2015 Newsletter for all the latest information on human trafficking in the Greater Mekong Sub-region.…

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‘Supporting justice and fair treatment’: The latest Blog

We have published the latest blog, ‘Migrant Workers Resource Centres: Supporting justice and fair treatment’:

In this piece, Max Tunon, Senior Programme Officer and Coordinator of the ILO Triangle Project, introduces the ILO-funded Migrant Workers Resource Centres established in 6 Southeast Asian countries, and provides concrete examples of how they have made a difference in migrant workers’ lives.

You can access the blog by visiting our forum or clicking on this link.

What do you think about the blog? And what are your ideas on ways to prevent migrant workers from being exploited, and to support those have already suffered abuse?

We would be happy to hear from you! You can comment directly in response to the blog!…

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