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UNICEF Leadership-Deputy Executive Directors

UNICEF's Deputy Executive Directors have played pivotal roles in the organization's development. The links below are by no means all-inclusive, but provide glimpses into their contributions to UNICEF. A number have also published ground-breaking books on UNICEF-related topics for which links are also provided.

Executive Directors

Presidents and Chairman of the UNICEF Executive Board

Past Deputy Executive Directors - Chronology
Past Deputy Executive Directors

Deputy Executive Directors - Alliances and Resources
Rima Salah 2004 - 2007

Deputy Executive Directors - External Relations
Tarzie Virendra Vittachi 1980-1988
Marco Vianello-Chiodo 1987-1993
Guido Bertolaso 1993-1995
Stephen Lewis 1995-1999

Deputy Executive Directors - Operations
E.J.R. Heyward 1949-1981
Maggie Catley-Carlson 1981-1983
Karl Eric Knutsson 1983 - 1988
Karin Sham Poo 1987-2004
Toshiyuki Niwa 2004 - 2007

Deputy Executive Directors - Programmes
Adelaide Sinclair 1957-1967
Charles Egger 1967-1981
Richard Jolly 1982-95
André Roberfroid 2000 - 2002
Kul Gautam 2000 - 2007 – Programmes   

Deputy Executive Directors - Planning
Dr. Georges Pierre Sicault  1957-1961
Edward Iwaskiewicz 1962-1969
Sardar Tarlok Singh 1970 - mid-1970's
 
Past Deputy Executive Directors
Alliances & Resources Notes
Rima Salah
Deputy Executive Director
Alliances and Resources
2004 - 2007
UNICEF Image

©UNICEF/HQ06-1192/ Susan Markisz

 

 

Statements, Speeches, Global Visits, Biography, Radio Clips

External Relations Notes
Stephen Lewis
Deputy Executive Director
1995-1999

© UNICEF/HQ03-0412/ MARK GARTEN
 

 

 

Statements, Biographical Information

Guido Bertolaso
Deputy Executive Director
1993-1995

© UNICEF/HQ94-0042/ RUBY MERA
 

 

 

Statements

Marco Vianello-Chiodo
Deputy Executive Director
1987-1993

©UNICEF/HQ93-0956/ NICOLE TOUTOUNJI
 

 

Statements

Tarzie Virendra Vittachi
Deputy Executive Director
1980-1988
 

 

Biography, interviews

 

   
 Operations Notes
Toshiyuki Niwa
Deputy Executive Director
Operations
2004 - 2007

© UNICEF/HQ04-0231/ NICOLE TOUTOUNJI
 

 

 

Statements, Speeches, Global Visits, Biography, Radio Clips

Karin Sham Poo
Deputy Executive Director
1987-2004

© UNICEF/HQ98-0005/ NICOLE TOUTOUNJI
 

 

 

Biography, Speeches, Statements

Karl Eric Knutsson
Deputy Executive Director
1983 - 1988
 

 

 

Biography, interviews

Maggie Catley-Carlson
Deputy Executive Director
1981-1983
 

 

 

Biography, interviews

E.J.R. Heyward
Deputy Executive Director
1949-1981

© UNICEF/HQ60-0009/ PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN
 

 

Biography, interviews

Our Departing Giants
UNICEF Executive Director James Grant's Comments at farewell party for Heyward,  Egger, Charnow, Stein
21 Dec. 1981

 
 Programmes Notes
Kul Gautam
Deputy Executive Director
Programmes
2000 - 2007

© UNICEF/HQ04-0823/ NICOLE TOUTOUNJI

 

 

Statements, Speeches, Global Visits, Biography, Radio Clips
 

Cambodia Speech Oct 09
 

André Roberfroid
Deputy Executive Director
(Programme and Strategic Planning)
2000 - 2002
 

 

 

Biography and speeches

Jolly, Richard
Deputy Executive Director
Programmes
1982-1995

© UNICEF/HQ95-0103/ JOHN ISAAC
 

 

 

Biography and speeches

Development with a Human Face
 

Charles Egger
Deputy Executive Director
1967-1981



Biography, interviews

Our Departing Giants
UNICEF Executive Director James Grant's Comments at farewell party for Heyward,  Egger, Charnow, Stein
21 Dec. 1981
Adelaide Sinclair
Deputy Executive Director
1957-1967
 




Biography, interviews

Mono VII - Women, the Long Voyage

 
 Planning Notes
Sardar Tarlok Singh
1970 - 1975
(to be confirmed)





Press Release, Biography
Edward Iwaskiewicz
1962-1970
Biography
Dr. Georges Pierre Sicault
Deputy Executive Director
(Planning) 1957-1961
Director for Europe
and North Africa
1961-1970
 
Biography, interviews, statements

 

Online Holdings

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