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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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Fragile Contexts & People-Centred Preventive Actions
 Get Full Text in PDF Abstract Human tragedies continue to repeat themselves in the same hotspots of the planet. The inadequacy of all remedial policies is in front of our own eyes, but preventive measures are not put in place due to multiple interests and causes. However, a shift to prevention is required if we want to avoid further intensification of destructive phenomena such as violent conflicts, forced migration, poverty, diseases and environmental degradation. It is very clear...
Global Leadership in the 21st Century
 Get Full Text in PDF Editorial Note: This article is the initial background paper for a 15-month project entitled “Global Leadership in the 21st Century” launched by WAAS in collaboration with the United Nations in Geneva at a one-day roundtable hosted by the Nizami Ganjavi International Center, Baku, Azerbaijan on March 17, 2019. The paper explores fundamental questions in order to identify ways to consciously foster and accelerate the development of leadership so urgently needed to...
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 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...