Speaker Announcement

Michael Møller

We are thrilled to announce our special speaker, Michael Møller, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva. The Director-General also serves as Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament and represents the Secretary-General in relations with regional organizations.

“A true global citizen, Moller has over 35 years of experience as an international civil servant in the United Nations.”

In his speech, Michael will address the United Nations ‘2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’, an agenda of unprecedented scope and significance that embarks to build peaceful, just and inclusive societies and to ensure the lasting protection of the planet and its natural resources.

A true global citizen, Moller has over 35 years of experience as an international civil servant in the United Nations. He began his career in 1979 with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and worked with UNHCR in different capacities in New York, Iran, Mexico, Haiti and Geneva. Between 1997 and 2001 he was the Head of the Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs at United Nations headquarters; between 2001 and 2006 he was the Director for Political, Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Affairs in the Office of the Secretary-General.

Mr. Møller also served as the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Cyprus from 2006 to 2008 and was the Executive Director of the Kofi Annan Foundation from 2008 to 2011.

 

We can’t wait to welcome Michael to the inaugural Warwick Congress 2017!

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