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Short Biographies of Workshop Participants „Measuring and Assessing Democratic Governance“ 28-29 August 2007 (in alphabetical order) ARAFA, Naglaa (Egypt) Arabic (Mother Tongue); English Languages (Fluent) Institution/ employing UNDP agency Special interest on the Programme Analyst, Democratic issue/ Relevant experience Governance Professional Experience Programme Analyst in Democratic Governance with UNDP CO in Egypt in the areas of parliamentary development, women political participation, gender mainstreaming, 1997 - Todate urban development, elections, human rights. Responsibilities include policy advice, advocacy, resource mobilization, partnership building as well as project assurance for UNDP/Government of Egypt programmes and projects. AZASOO, Jonathan Kwasi (Ghana) Languages ENGLISH & RUSSIAN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Institution/ employing agency PLANNING COMMISSION, GHANA Special interest on the issue/ DEVELOPMENT PLANNING, Relevant experience ECONOMICS & STATISTICS Professional Experience Worked for 10 years as a Budget Analyst with Ministry of Finance and Economic 1992-2003 Planning of Ghana I have been working with the National Development Planning Commission of Ghana 2003-Date as a Senior Development Planning Analyst for the past 4 years BA, Alassane (Mali) Languages French and little English Institution/ employing UNPD agency In the case of Mali, I have contributed to the proceedings of the Special interest on the Poverty Reduction Strategic Paper (PRSP) which who puts the issue/ governance like the one as of his three priority axes. I am also Relevant experience interested by the questions of indicators of measurement of the governorship within framework of the follow-up of the DRSP. Professional Experience Head of the Projection and Economic Analysis Division 2002-2005 (National Direction of Planning ) Facilitator under the review of programs and development of the program-budgets of 2001-2005 governmental departments and institutions Development of PRSP: Co-author of the macroeconomic framing of the Poverty 2002 and 2006 Reduction Strategic Paper (PRSP) Chief of section of the macroeconomic and budgetary policies (Office of Poverty 2006 Reduction Strategic) 2007 National Economist UNDP BLASER, Jeremias (Zambia) Languages English, French, German Institution/ employing agency UNDP Special interest on the issue/ Previous research on the topic and Relevant experience ongoing initiative in Zambia Professional Experience International Research and Consulting Center (Switzerland). Backstopping for Swiss 2002-2004 Development Agency, Expertise for Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sudan Peace Process Programme Specialist, Africa Section, UNV Bonn. Programme management and 2004-2006 oversight of crisis and post-conflict countries, governance focal point, involved in various corporate initiatives Assistant Resident Representative, UNDP Zambia. Head of governance unit. 2006-present Programme Management, Partnership building, negotiations and programme development. BOUKOBZA, Aurélie (Morocco) Languages French/English Institution/ employing agency UNDP Morocco Special interest on the issue/ Governance Officer Relevant experience Professional Experience 2005 – 2007 Governance & Human Development Programme officer, UNDP Morocco DIMOVSKA, Matilda (Macedonia) Languages Macedonian, English Institution/ employing agency UNDP CO Macedonia Special interest on the issue/ Development Relevant experience Professional Experience Mach 2007 – UNDP CO Macedonia, Programme Specialist (Head of Social Inclusion Practice). Present Conceptualization of Social Inclusion practice and coordination of programme. UNDP CO Georgia, Assistant Resident Representative (Head of Programme). Strategic March 2006 – programme consolidation and initiation of new strategic interventions, particularly in March 2007 the area of economic development. August 1999 – UNDP CO Macedonia, Programme Specialist (Head of Economic Development March 2006 Programme). Policy advice and Programme development in the areas of Unemployment and Labour Market, Private sector development and Investment Promotion, Private Sector engagement, Local/ regional economic development, ICT for Development. UNDP RBEC, New York, Programme Associate. Working with Western Balkans Cluster February – and liaising with UNDP bureaus to support the programme related issues of COs’ March 2004 interest. November 2003 Macedonian Privatisation Agency, Skopje, President of Board of Directors. Policy – March 2005 guidance and actions towards finalization of the privatisation process. Policy Advisor to the Minister of Economy, Skopje, Macedonia. Analysing national economic trends and providing strategic advice in dealing with development priorities, 2002-2003 particularly in the area of privatisation, small and medium enterprises development and stimulating investments in Macedonia. Macedonian Privatisation Agency, Skopje, Deputy Director. Coordinating overall 1995-1999 operations for privatisation and restructuring of socially owned enterprises in Macedonia. UNIDO Investment Promotion Service (IPS), Vienna (Austria), Macedonian March-May Representative at the IPS. Promoting Macedonia as investment site and specific 1998 investment proposals and opportunities to Austrian business community. Trgotextil Export Import (retail and foreign trade company), Skopje, Financial 1984-1995 Director. Managing the overall financial activities of the company. DING, Yuanzhu (China) Languages Academy of Macroeconomic Research, Institution/ employing agency National Development and Reform Commission Special interest on the issue/ Public Policy, Governance Relevant experience Professional Experience 1991-1995 Professor, Department of Sociology, Peking University 1996-present Senior Research Fellow, Academy of Macroeconomic Research, DINIS, Carlos (Timor-Leste) Languages English, Portuguese, Basic French Institution/ employing agency UNDP Special interest on the issue/ Programme Officer in Governance Unit Relevant experience Professional Experience Programme Officer - Development and management of Local and National Elections; 2004 Veterans; Truth and Reconciliation Commission; Office of the President; and Capacity Development for the Public Administration projects DO, Khanh Trong (Viet Nam) Languages ENGLISH, VIETNAMESE Institution/ employing agency GENERAL STATISTICS OFFICE, VIETNAM Measuring Governance and the role of statistics, Special interest on the issue/ Methodological issues for assessing Democratic Relevant experience Governance indicators Professional Experience Director for Methodology and Standards Department, General Statistics Office 2004 - 2007 In charge of: Indicators for Social and Economic Development in Vietnam, Surveys Programs, Statistical Legal, Classifications. Deputy Director for Administration and Chief of International Cooperation, General 1998 - 2003 Statistics Office 1983 - 1997 Statistician, General Statistics Office DUTTA, Nandita (Bangladesh) Languages BENGALI & ENGLISH Institution/ employing UNDP BANGLADESH agency GOVERNANCE, ELECTORAL PROCCESS, Special interest on the issue/ PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, ANTI- Relevant experience CORRUPTION Professional Experience 23 MARCH 05 – PROGRAMME OFFICER, GOVERNANCE, UNDP BANGLADESH TILL THE DATE 14 OCT 02 – 22 DEPUTY DIRECTOR, BANGALDESH PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION TRAINING CENTRE (ON MARCH 05 DEPUTATION FROM CIVIL SERVICE) 15 NOV 95 – 13 ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER AT VARIOUS FIELD ADMINISTRATION POSITIONS OCT 02 UNDER BANGALDESH CIVIL SERVICE EL AOUAD, Aziza (Morocco) Languages French, English, Arabic Institution/ employing agency Observatoire National de Développement Humain Special interest on the issue/ In charge of the evaluation of human development program Relevant experience Professional Experience 2007 Expert in the observatory in charge of the human development program evaluation Expert near the Prime Minister for Conception and settling of a number of programs 2006 - 2004 against poverty in Morocco 2003 - 1996 Expert and member of civil society in human development. EL-MIKAWY, Noha (Norway) Governance and Poverty Advisor, Oslo Institution/ employing agency Governance Centre Noha El-Mikawy was governance policy advisor for the SURF Arab States and has recently joined the Oslo Governance Centre as Governance and Poverty Advisor. She has contributed to UNDP programme and project formulation in the areas of parliamentary strengthening, anti-corruption and public sector reform, judicial reform and gender empowerment in Arab middle income countries, Arab countries in (post) conflict, as well as oil-rich states. Noha has taught politics of the Middle East at the American University in Cairo and at the Free University of Berlin and Erlangen University in Germany. She coordinated comparative research on the political economy of reform at the Centre for Development Research at the University of Bonn. She published on the political economy of reform in Egypt, Morocco and Jordan, e.g. Building Consensus in Egypt's Transition Process (1999) and Institutional Reform and Economic Development (2002). She has a Ph.D. from the University of California in Los Angeles (1991). FONTANA, Alessandra (Norway) Portuguese (native); English and Spanish (fluent); French Languages (working knowledge); some German, Italian and Norwegian Institution/ employing agency Christian Michelsen Institute – Bergen, Norway Corruption (political corruption, money in politics, corrupt Special interest on the issue/ influence on public policy making, corruption in the Relevant experience education sector) Professional Experience Currently U4 Anti Corruption Resource Center Project Coordinator (based at CMI, From August Bergen, Norway). Responsible for work under the topic of political corruption and 2007 corruption and education. Particular interest on the role of money in financing politics From Sept. 2005 Project coordinator for Transparency International’s Crinis project (Disclosure of to July 2007 political finance in Latin America). Based at São Paulo, Brazil European network on debt and development – research on financial mechanisms for Previously international development within the IMF and World Bank (Brussels, Belgium) Abril publishing – financial and business reporter (São Paulo, Brazil) FøRDE, Bjørn (Norway) Institution/ employing agency Director Oslo Governance Centre Bjørn Førde is the Director of the UNDP Oslo Governance Centre [from September 2005]. This follows his position as Resident Representative of UNDP and Resident Coordinator of the UN in Botswana during 2003-2005. He graduated from University of Copenhagen in 1975, with a degree in political science and international relations, including development studies. Over the years 1975-2002 he worked for the Danish NGO Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke as magazine editor, publishing editor, head of information, coordinator for the Zimbabwe program. From 1995 to 2002 he was the Secretary General of the organisation. He served as a member of the Board of Danida 1998-2002, appointed by the Minister for Development, and he was a member of the Executive Committee of the Danish Centre for Culture and Development 1998-2000, and also served on the Board of the Danish Refugee Council. He was a member of the Steering Committee of Eurostep 1998-2002, and also served as Chair for two terms. In 2000 he was appointed to the UNDP CSO Advisory Committee established by the then Administrator, Mark Malloch Brown. He has participated in various international conferences [preparations for Rio 1992, Global Food Summit 1996, Social Summit +5 in 2000] as NGO representative in the Danish delegation. He has published more than 25 books on a broad variety of development issues [specific countries, conditions of children, urbanisation, natural resources, environment, social change, etc.], mostly for educational purposes, but also fiction for children and youth. GANBAATAR, Gerelt-Od (Mongolia) Languages Mongolian, English, Russian and Japanese Institution/ employing agency National Statistical Office, Mongolia Special interest on the issue/ Economic development theory and practices Relevant experience Professional Experience 1987-1993 Lecturer, School of Economics, National Mongolian University 1993-2000 Graduate student, Masters and Doctors courses, Seikei University, Tokyo, Japan 2000-2004 Economic Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister of Mongolia, Prime Minister’s Office 2004 to present Vice Chairman of the National Statistical Office of Mongolia GATERA NTARINDWA, Maggy (Rwanda) Languages English-French Institution/ employing agency UNDP Special interest on the issue/ Best practices in assessing governance/developing Relevant experience governance monitoring system Professional Experience April 2006-2007 Head of Governance Unit/UNDP Rwanda January 2004- Head of Programmes Department/Privatization Agency Mars 2006 April 2001- Adviser to the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning December 2003 GERESOMO, Victoria Chanaichi (Malawi) Languages English Institution/ employing agency Malawi Government Special interest on the issue/ How to formulate governance indicators Relevant experience Professional Experience 1994 - 1997 Secondary school teacher Debt and Aid Officer, responsible for coordinating external assistance from the Nordic 1997 - 2001 countries including the Nordic Development Fund Monitoring and Evaluation responsible for monitoring government development 2001- 2007 projects as well as conducting budget and policy reviews HERZENNI, Abdellah (Morocco) Arabic, Bereber, French, English (intermediate), Spanish Languages (intermediate) Institution/ employing agency National Human Development Observatory, Rabat, Morocco Interest: local and global governance Special interest on the issue/ Experience: managing rural local projects of development; Relevant experience assessing projects of development (Morocco, Burkina Faso, Gabon, Haïti). Professional Experience -Member of National Human Development Observatory; Theme governance and 2006-07 integration - Member of CEESP/IUCN, Theme GER (Governance, Equity & Rights) - Professor of Rural Sociology 1988-2005 - From 1992: President of local Development Association, Rabat; Head of Projects of local development in mountains of High Atlas, Morocco - Responsible for water management in irrigated lands of Haouz of Marrakech, Morocco 1971-1987 - Responsible for sociological and institutional studies on irrigated areas (public projects of irrigation). KIMMEL, Karena (Germany) Languages English/Indonesian/French basics Institution/ employing agency InWEnt – Capacity Building International, Germany Special interest on the issue/ Programme Manager Relevant experience Time period Brief description InWEnt – Sustainable Technologies, Industrial and Urban Development -Project 2003-2007 Management with focus on Southeast Asia. 2007 InWEnt – Economic, Environmental and Social Statistics – Project Management. LABERGE, Marie (Sri Lanka) Languages English, French, Thai (basic) Institution/ UNDP Regional Centre in Colombo (RCC) employing agency Member of the MDG Initiative (MDG-I) team at RCC, with Special interest on the a mandate to support Governments of Asia and the Pacific issue/ in designing MDG-based national development strategies; Relevant experience special interest in developing a framework linking local governance and MDG achievements in Nepal. Professional Experience Member of the MDG Initiative (MDG-I) team at RCC, with a mandate to support May 2006-today Governments of Asia and the Pacific in designing MDG-based national development strategies (UNDP Regional Centre, Colombo) Member of ESCAP team responsible for the implementation of the Regional MDG November Project under the tripartite UNDP/ESCAP/ADB partnership for MDG achievements in 2005-May 2006 Asia-Pacific (ESCAP, Bangkok) November Regional Human Development Reports & Regional MDG Reports Project: supporting 2004-November the production of a regional MDG report for the Least Developed Countries of Asia and 2005 the Pacific (ESCAP, Bangkok & UNDP Regional Centre, Colombo) LANTI, Irman Gurmilang (Indonesia) Languages INDONESIAN, ENGLISH Institution/ employing agency UNDP INDONESIA Special interest on the issue/ MANAGING THE PROGRAMME ON INDONESIAN DEMOCRACY Relevant experience INDEX Professional Experience 2004-2005 RESEARCH MANAGER, THE HABIBIE CENTER, JAKARTA 2005-2006 PROGRAM DIRECTOR, THE INDONESIAN INSTITUTE, JAKARTA 2006-PRESENT PROGRAMME MANAGER, GOVERNANCE UNIT, UNDP INDONESIA MANANDHAR, Narayan (Nepal) Languages Nepali, English Institution/ employing Danida agency Special interest on the issue/ Corruption Measurement Relevant experience Professional Experience Anti-Corruption Component Advisor to Danida programme on human rights and good 2004-2007 governance in Nepal 1997-2003 Executive Director for the project on Industrial Relations Forum, Nepal 1995-1997 Advisor, National Planning Commission in Government of Nepal MEASE, Kenneth (USA) Languages English University of Florida and the University of the West Indies, Institution/ employing agency Trinidad and Tobago Extensive survey research experience and I have been Special interest on the issue/ working on Governance and Democracy issues for the past Relevant experience 14 years Professional Experience Overseas Development Institute, London. Co-Principal Investigator and Survey Director of the World Governance Assessment. Developed internet survey, online February 2001 - study management system and data collection software, and an online training present program for locally based country coordinators. In addition, I am responsible for overall project management, sampling, and data analysis and report writing.. InWEnt - Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung (Capacity Building International), Bonn, Germany. Consultant. Provide training in understanding basic statistics and survey research methods to program participants from developing 2002- present countries. I also train participants how to better understand the various governance, democracy and human rights indicators. This training includes practical experience, as well as lectures Overseas Development Institute, London. Consultant. Survey of perceptions of local stakeholders views of multilateral donors. Responsible for survey development, survey implementation, training local country coordinators, overseeing coding of 2007 – present quantitative and qualitative survey data, analysis of the data, and co-author of the final report. January Bonn, Germany. Consultant. Developed an online governance indicator course for program participants. May – August 2007. InWEnt - Internationale 2007 Weiterbildung und Entwicklung (Capacity Building International), MUSEMAKWELI, David (Rwanda) Languages ENGLISH Institution/ employing agency RWANDA GOVERNANCE ADVISORY COUNCIL Special interest on the issue/ MEASURING GOVERNANCE PERFORMANCE Relevant experience Professional Experience GOVERNANCE ASSESSMENT ON RULE OF LAW, GOVERNMENT EFFECTIVENESS, 2006-2007 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE. 2003-2006 CONSULTANCY IN PUBLIC POLICY AND MANAGEMENT 2000 - 2003 OVERSEER OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT SYSTEM IN RWANDA NAHEM, Joachim (Norway) Governance Specialist, Oslo Governance Institution/ employing agency Centre Joachim was until recently with the BDP Democratic Governance Group in New York as programme manager for UNDP support to the 6th International Conference of New or Restored Democracies (ICNRD) held in Doha, Qatar. Prior to this Joachim was International Technical Adviser at UNDP Country Office in Mongolia where he was supporting the Government of Mongolia and a national team of researchers with developing democracy assessment tools. From 2003-2005, Joachim coordinated the Governance Indicators project at the UNDP Oslo Governance Centre where he also worked as a researcher on justice and human rights. Joachim has held positions with the French NGO La Chaine de l’Espoir and the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC. He holds degrees from the London School of Economics (Msc Human Rights) and the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University (Bsc International Affairs). NAVAL, Claire (France) Languages French, English and Spanish Institution/ employing Metagora project, OECD agency I have taken part in several projects and Special interest on the measurement exercises aimed at promoting issue/ human rights and democracy. I have Relevant experience focused on issues of human rights, anti- corruption, citizenship and immigration, etc. Professional Experience Consultant and then Project officer for the Metagora Project, OECD, Paris. I have Sept. 2006 – to essentially been involved in the production of the Metagora Training Materials and in date the general coordination of the project. Project officer in Fundar, Analysis and Research Centre, Mexico. I worked as a researcher for the Metagora activity in Mexico. The activity consisted of designing and Feb. 2004 – July implementing a survey to measure the magnitude and characteristics of abuse by law 2006 enforcement forces, and of producing a policy-oriented report based on the results obtained. Feb. 2002 – July Intern at Transparency International, Berlin. I was involved in the work of the Global 2002 Corruption Report team. NEUPANE, Sharad (Nepal) Languages Nepali Institution/ employing agency UNDP Special interest on the issue Poverty, Empowerment of People and Governance related issues More than 20 years of experience in different sectors and 12 Relevant experience years in the area of governance Professional Experience 2003-2007 Assistant Resident Representative, Governance, UNDP, Nepal 1996-2002 Senior Programme Officer, Royal Danish Embassy, Nepal 1991-1995 County Director, CECI, Nepal OPOKU, Eric Albert (Ghana) Languages ENGLISH, TWI & GA. Institution/ employing UNDP, GHANA. agency Special interest on the GOVERNANCE, DECENTRALISATION, issue/ CAPACITY ASSESSMENT AND Relevant experience DEVELOPMENT PLANNING Professional Experience Governance Programme Officer – UNDP Ghana Provision of technical/management July 2005 – support to the Governance Programme in the country office. In charge of support to Date: the APRM, Ministry of Justice, Electoral Commission, Ministry of Local Government Rural Development and Environment. Project Research/Technical Officer – UNDP Support to African Peer Review (APR) July 2004 – Dissemination Project June 2005: Charged to ensure effective implementation of the project in accordance with the guidelines of the Funding, Executing and Implementing agencies; Independent Development Consultant (An Associate Consultant of Team Consultancy and MAF Consultancy Services) Mar.2001 – Situational Analysis and Feasibility Studies; Action Research; Programme/Project June 2004: Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation; Organisational Assessment and Development. Programme Officer – African Centre for Human Development Mar.2001 – Feb. Assessment of clients/ beneficiaries’ training needs, Development of training modules, 2004: trainers’ manuals, participants’ handouts, Organisation and Facilitation of training workshops, Conferences and Expositions, and Preparation of project proposals. OUEDRAOGO, Issa (Ghana) Languages ENGLISH, GERMAN, FRENCH Institution/ employing agency CIM Special interest on the issue/ DEVINFO / MDG PROGRESS Relevant experience MONITORING Professional Experience Responsible for the framework of implementing the developed software DevInfo/GhanaInfo and (PlanInfo) for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers. Train the 2004-Present Trainers & Senior Statisticians on in Ghana and Africa on the use of Devinfo for the Poverty Reduction Efforts. Train on MDG statistics illiteracy capacity building, and monitoring of the MDGs and PRSP to support effective monitoring and results based management. RODRIGUES, Francisco (Cape Verde) Languages PORTUGUESE, ENGLISH, FRENCH AND SPANISH Institution/ NATIONAL INSTITUE OF STATISTICS employing agency PARTICIPATION IN THE REPORT OF ASSESSING GOOD Special interest on GOVERNANCE IN CAPE VERDE; REPORT OF the issue/ Relevant CORRUPTION AND CRIME IN CAPE VERDE; HDR 2004; experience MEMBER OF AFROBAROMETER; Professional Experience NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STATISTICS: RESPONSIBLE FOR ENTERPRISES 1996-2001 STATISTICS; POPULATION CENSUS IN PRAIA; CLASSIFICATIONS AND NOMECLATURES; NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STATISTICS: DIRECTOR OF METHODS AND INFORMATION 2001-… MANAGEMENT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANCY, WORKING WITH THE WORLD BANK, 2000-… EUROPEAN UNION, ETC. SADASIVAM, Bharati (USA) Languages TAMIL, HINDI, FRENCH (ENGLISH) Institution/ employing agency UNDP / PARTNERSHIPS BUREAU / CSO DIVISION Special interest on the issue/ INTEREST FROM CIVIL SOCIETY PERSPECTIVE Relevant experience Professional Experience 2001- POLICY ADVISOR, UNDP / CIVIL SOCIETY DIVISION GENDER JUSTICE PROGRAMME DIRECTOR, WOMEN’S ENVIRONMENT AND 1996-2000 DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION, NEW YORK 1982-1994 NEWSPAPER JOURNALIST IN INDIA (LASTLY WITH THE TIMES OF INDIA, BOMBAY) SAKO, Mahmoud Ali (Mali) Languages FRANCAIS DIRECTION NATIONALE DE LA Institution/ employing agency STATISTIQUE INDICATEURS DE MESURE DE LA Special interest on the issue/ DEMOCRATIE ET DE LA BONNE Relevant experience GOUVERNANCE Professional Experience CADRE TRAVAILLANT DANS LES BUREAUX REGIONAUX DE STATISTIQUE DU MALI 1983 - 1990 (SEGOU ET MOPTI) CHARGE DE LA SUPERVISION DES ENQUETES 1991 - 1996 PROJECT OFFICER DE L’UNICEF A GAO (MALI) 1996 - 2002 COMPTABLE NATIONAL, - CHEF DE DIVISION COMPTABILITE NATIONALE. 2003-2005 - RESPONSABLE DE L’ENQUETE 1-2-3 AU MALI COMPORTANT UN VOLET «DEMOCRATIE ET BONNE GOUVERNANCE » - DIRECTEUR NATIONAL ADJOINT DE LA STATISTIQUE ET DE L’INFORMATIQUE ; 2005 - 2007 - COORDINATEUR DU PROGRAMME DE COMPRAISON INTERNATIONALE (PCI) SANDVIK, Prisca (Norway) Research Associate, Oslo Governance Institution/ employing agency Centre Prisca Sandvik is a Research Associate for the Governance Indicators Project. She is primarily in charge of managing the revision, editing and translation of the project¡¦s publications, and providing research support in the preparation of a handbook on cross-country National Democracy/Government Assessment Networks. Previously Prisca has worked as a Programme Manager for the Southern African Resource Bank for Democracy and Human Rights (SAFDEM), managing a civilian standby roster for humanitarian missions. She moved to Norway and joined the Training for Peace Programme (TfP) at the Norwegian Institute for International Affairs (NUPI) as a Programme Assistant, coordinating programme activities with TfP partners in Africa. Prisca Sandvik holds a BA in Social Psychology and English and a Teaching degree. She has also taken several courses in Human Rights Monitoring conducted by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) in collaboration with the University of Oslo. SILIWANTI, Raden (Indonesia) Languages Indonesia Institution/ employing agency National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS) Special interest on the issue/ Democracy Relevant experience Professional Experience Director for Political Affairs and Communication-National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS). This directorate has responsibility to formulate the national plan 2005-now for political development (domestic political affairs, international relations and communications/informations) 2000-2005 Deputy Director for Internal Political Affairs – BAPPENAS 1991-2000 Deputy Director for International Multilateral Cooperation-BAPPENAS STEINER, Sylvia Marlene (Germany) GERMAN, ENGLISH, basic ARAB, basic Languages FRENCH Institution/ employing InWEnt, Capacity Building International, agency Germany Interest to learn about the challenges that Special interest on the countries are facing in measuring and issue/ advancing governance and about successful Relevant experience approaches. Professional Experience Project Assistant for UNDP-InWEnt-Workshop “Measuring and Assessing Democratic 2007 Governance” Consultant for InWEnt Student at Master Programme Development Management, Institute for Development 2006-date Research and Development Policy 2003-2006 Bachelor Studies in Political Sciences, Oriental Studies and Islamic Sciences SWARNAKAR, Dharma (Nepal) Languages ENGLISH, NEPALI Institution/ employing UNDP, NEPAL agency Special interest on the Interested to learn more about issue/ frameworks/tools to systematically Relevant experience monitor Governance related support Professional Experience Working as a M&E Analyst- supporting UNDP Nepal’s programs and projects including 2005 Feb to governance related in developing Results Frames, monitoring tools and reporting date formats and also involved in monitoring Worked With World Bank Nepal – involved in various research/studies related to 2003 to 2004 Budget Analysis, Social Inclusion Worked for National Planning commission, Nepal in designing social Inclusion related 2002 to 2003 policy, Programs for the Tenth Five Year Development Plan TANAKA, Sugumi (Kenya) Languages English Institution/ employing agency UN-HABITAT Special interest on the issue/ Local governance, training/workshop facilitation Relevant experience Professional Experience Urban Development Branch, UN-HABITAT Feb/05 – Assisting in the development of tools, facilitation of dialogue, advocacy and capacity present building for good urban governance. Also supporting community-led post-crisis recovery programming Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Canada Aug/02 – Assisting in the formulation of rural development policy and administering Aug/04 development project grants TIMILSINA, Anga (United States) Languages English Institution/ employing Democratic Governance Group, UNDP agency Special interest on the Governance indicators for measuring issue/ anti-corruption, human rights and Relevant experience other development goals Professional Experience 10/07/2007 Research Analyst, Democratic Governance Group (BDP), UNDP, New York. 09/2001- Doctoral Fellow, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California 06/2007 08/1994- Advisor, Society for Rural Development (Bajura, Nepal), an NGO working in the field 07/1997 of poverty and employment generation TRINH TIEN, Dung (Viet Nam) Languages English Institution/ employing UNPD Viet Nam agency Special interest on the Assistant to country director and general advisor on governance issue/ issues Relevant experience Professional Experience 2007-1995 Governance Cluster, UNDP Hanoi Viet Nam Swedish International Development Authority. Economic and Information Officer, 1994-1991 Hanoi Viet Nam Government of Viet Nam: Head, Department of Economic and Investment Analysis, 1991-1987 Ministry of Industry Hanoi Viet Nam TSEGMED, Davaadulam (Mongolia) Languages English, Russian Institution/ employing agency UNDP Mongolia Special interest on the issue/ Democratic Governance, Human Rights, Development Relevant experience Studies, Local Governance/Development Professional Experience 1985-1992 Economist, Ministry of Trade and Industry of Mongolia 1992-1995 Researcher, Market Research Institute, Ministry of Trade and Industry 1995-1997 Senior Expert, Cabinet Secretariat, the Government of Mongolia 1997-1998 National Programme Coordinator for Decentralisation, UNDP Mongolia Postgraduate studies and research at the Australian National University, the University 1998-2002 of Birmingham, UK 2002-2004 Consultant, the International Trade Centre, UNCTAD/WTO 2005 to present Governance Practice Manager, UNDP Mongolia TSEVEEN, Tsetsenbileg (Mongolia) Languages English, Russian Institution/ employing UNDP, Mongolia agency Special interest on the Measurement of Governance, Human Rights, issue/ Corruption/ Democratic Governance Relevant experience Assessment (Mongolia) Professional Experience Researcher at the Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Law, Mongolian Academy of 1987-2007 Sciences. Researcher on Democratic Governance Indicators: Assessing the State of Governance 2005-2006 in Mongolia within the scope of the Follow-Up to ICNRD-5 project National Project Manager, the Project “Support in Achieving MDG-9 on Human Rights Since June 2007 and Democratic Governance” VANNY, Hampondela (Zambia) Languages ENGLISH MINISTRY OF JUSTICE, GOVERNANCE Institution/ employing agency SECRETARIAT TO BROADEN MY KWOWLEDGE IN Special interest on the issue/ MEASURING INDICATORS OF GOOD Relevant experience GOVERNANCE. Professional Experience BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING: 1989/90 - 1995 FOUNDATION COURSE FOR PLANNING IN UPHOLDING SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THIRD WORLD ENVIRONMENT. PROFESSIONAL MASTER ‘S DEGREE IN GEO-INFORMATION FOR URBAN PLANNING 1997 - 1998 WITH A FOCUS OF HUMAN SETTLEMENT ANALYSIS RELATING TO FAIR DISTRIBUTION OF BASIC SERVICES. VEENA, FATIMA ( Bangaldesh) Languages ENGLISH & BANGLA CABINET DIVISION, Institution/ employing agency GOVERNMENT OF BANGLADESH Special interest on the issue/ GENDER and LITERATURE Relevant experience Professional Experience: Time period Brief description Worked as Assistant Commissioner and Magistrate in Barisal Collectorate. 1997-1999 Desk Officer of a number of sections, including Land, Education and Development. Also presided over the Court and performed Magisterial duties. Ministry of Information. Desk Officer for a number of Sections. Looked after 1999-2002 Administration of Information Cadre officials. Contributed to the development of several administrative policies. 2002 to till to Senior Assistant Secretary, Desk Officer for Rules and Regulations, District date Administration, and Ministerial Services. WOLLNIK, Thomas (Germany) Languages German, English, French Institution/ employing agency InWEnt, Capacity Building Germany Knowledge transfer on Governance Special interest on the issue/ Assessments for building up Relevant experience respective capacities in partner countries. Creation of Networks. Professional Experience since 2006 Head of InWEnt Centre for Economic, Environmental and Social Statistics 1999-2006 Senior Project Manager, responsible for creation and implementation of training measures. 1997-1999 Senior research fellow at the Bochum Institute for Development Research and Development Policy. Responsible for democracy assessments in southern Africa. WU, Xiaohui (China) Languages Chinese, English Institution/ employing agency UNDP China Special interest on the issue/ Governance, human rights, access to justice, civil Relevant experience society, anti-corruption Professional Experience Team Leader/Programme Manager, UNDP China 2003-present Portfolio covers rule of law, access to justice, human rights, civil society development, anti-corruption and public administration reform, etc. 2002 Legal counsel, China Merchants Bank 1993-1995 Lecture in Law, Remin Univ. School of Law YORG, Ricardo (Paraguay) Languages Spanish (native), English, Portuguese, France Institution/ employing agency UNDP Special interest on the issue/ Areas of expertise: Fiscal policy, institutional reform and Relevant experience modernization, local governments. Professional Experience UNDP: National Programme Officer, responsible for the Governance practice area. Identify, formulate, monitor and assess Democratic Governance projects/programs, properly designed according to UNDP policies and procedures. Monitoring of annual work plans, preparation and/or coordination of projects revisions. Projects budget and financial monitoring and payments control. 2002- actual Part of the team responsible for the preparation of the following documents for Paraguay: UNDAF (United Nations Development Assistance Framework), CP (Country Programme), CPAP (Country Programme Action Plan). Monitoring and evaluation focal point for UNDP-Paraguay. Responsible of Governance practice outcomes and coordinator of the entire outcome target setting and results reporting of the MYFF. Public Works Ministry: Director of Public Loans Direction Development and implementation of an Integrated Financial, disbursement and accounting system for MOPC projects. 2001-2002 Development of a management system to improve records and efficiency of the Direction. Monitoring, auditing and financial projects information. Technical Secretariat of Planning: Analyst – Coordinator Macroeconomic variables analysis impact: inflation, minimum wage, exchange rate, etc. Macroeconomic sector analysis for the Economic and Social Action Plan 2001-2003. Macroeconomic analysis for the “Economic Development Study” (EDEP/STP/JICA) Participation in the preparation of the Economic reactivation and the Strategic Vision Program. Restructuring of Ciudad del Este Project. 1994-2000 Consolidation of the external sector data of the IDB Macroeconomic Model for Paraguay. Member of “EIMA” team (Interinstitutional Macroeconomic Model Team) for the STP. Foreign loans contract and financial analysis, reports and loans portfolio analysis. Foreign debt analysis and forecast. Manage and processing of the “SIIP” (Public Investment Information System). Manage and processing of “SIGADE” (Foreign Loans Integrated Management and Administration System) Preparation of financial information for technical mission of IFIs (IDB and WB).
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