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Donato Kiniger-Passigli

Kiniger-Passigli, Donato

Kiniger-Passigli, Donato

Head, Fragile States and Disaster Response Group, International Labour Office (ILO), Geneva

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Head, Fragile States and Disaster Response Group, International Labour Office (ILO), Geneva

Mr. Donato Kiniger-Passigli is the Head of the Fragile States and Disaster Response Group at the International Labour Office (ILO). He serves as ILO representative in the Conflict Affected Environments Group of the Donor Committed for Enterprise Development. Also, he represents his agency in the UN Transitions Group, the Interagency Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Group and the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction. He is a member of the advisory board of the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform. He is a specialist in crisis resolution, strategic communication, development cooperation and labour affairs. He is also an expert in effective negotiations in political contexts. Throughout his 27 years in the UN system (the last 11 in ILO), Mr. Kiniger-Passigli undertook many assignments in conflict and disaster affected countries to provide policy advice and management solutions. He is a member of the UNDAC (UN disaster assessment and coordination) team, and authored several publications on emergency management, risk assessment and coordination. In the past years, Mr. Kiniger-Passigli has been on the forefront of ILO’s work for the Tsunami response, headed missions in conflict-affected countries such as Libya, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

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WAAS-UN: A Special Consultative Status and its Inspirational Value   ( Books ), ( International Organizations ), ( Global Governance & Democracy ), ( New Paradigm )
 Get Full Text in PDF As of July 2017, the World Academy of Art & Science, founded in 1960 by eminent thinkers and scientists, has something in common with more acclaimed and celebrated organizations such as CARE International, Greenpeace or Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders). The commonality is the newly acquired special “consultative status” of WAAS vis-à-vis the United Nations. More precisely, we have gained a status that will allow us (Fellows of this unique...