January 31st 2017

UN DOCO From Funding to Financing: Session 1 - What is it. Why is it important. How do we do it.

Kanni Wignaraja, Yannick Glemarec5.21 min
Kanni Wignaraja, Yannick Glemarec
Kanni Wignaraja, Yannick Glemarec

Kanni Wignaraja
Kanni Wignaraja is the Director of UN DOCO. She has a wealth of experience in global, regional and country portfolios and inter-agency initiatives, and has served as UN Resident Co-ordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Zambia which is a Delivering as One self-starter country.Prior to being the RC of Zambia, she served as Director, Capacity Development Group, UNDP, New York; Co-chair of the UNDG Working Group on Capacity Development and Senior Policy Advisor, in the Bureau for Development Policy, New York. She was also UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Viet Nam, and Chief of Asia-Pacific Regional Programmes.

Yannick Glemarec
Yannick Glemarec serves as Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director for Policy and Programme for UN Women since March 2015. In this capacity, he is responsible for setting the direction and guiding the planning, coordination, management and oversight of all activities and services provided by the Programme and Policy Bureau. He serves as one of two Deputies to the Executive Director of UN Women.

Mr. Glemarec brings 30 years of specialized experience in international policy development, large-scale programme management, and financing. Prior to joining UN Women, he was the Executive Coordinator of the Multi-Partner Trust Fund Office (MPTF Office), a facility which manages a portfolio of USD 8 billion across approximately 100 UN pooled financing mechanisms for humanitarian, conflict and post conflict, socio-economic development and climate change assistance worldwide.

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