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Retired

 

Areas of Expertise
Ethics and Leadership, International Justice, International Non-Governmental Organizations, Peacebuilding, Poverty and Inequality, Secretaries-General, United Nations, United Nations Reform

Background
M.P.A.: Public Administration, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, 1970.

M.S.W.: Community Organization, University of Pittsburgh, 1968.

B.A.: International Studies, Washington College, 1962.

1977-79: Member, Executive Committee, United Nations Staff Union, NY;

1981: Principal founder and president, United Nations Staff Council, Vienna; President United Nations Staff Union, Vienna on and off until 1992;

1998-2006: Retired, Member, Panel of Counsel, United Nations Office at Vienna. Provided counsel to current and former UN staff members.

2006-Present: Counsel for current and former staff members in conflict with the UN Administration. Prepared about 35 appeals for: Joint Appeals Board, United Nations Administrative Tribunal, United Nations Dispute Tribunal, United Nations Appeals Tribunal. Prepared comments on Respondent’s Replies, prepared requests to Office of Internal Oversight Services, the Panel on Discrimination and Rebuttal Panels related to performance appraisa

Recent Publications

2015: “The UN, Policies and Values for Individual and Corporate Accountability”. ACUNS, Scholarly Articles.

2016: “The UN Administration of Justice: Redesign Panel Themes and Implementation”. ACUNS, Scholarly Articles.

Recent ACUNS Activity

2015: Invited to deliver paper at ACUNS Conference at the Hague Institute for Global Justice on “UN, Accountability and the Internal Administration of Justice”