Richard Jordan is the 60th DPI/NGO Conference Chairman.
Over the course of his 22 years at the UN, Mr Jordan has represented a number of NGOs affiliated with DPI and ECOSOC, most notably Global Education Associates and currently International Council for Caring Communities. Among his most notable achievements is having been one of the five co-founding editors of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB), the journal of record at environment and development meetings worldwide.
Mr Jordan has also been a member of the Board of Directors of the NGO Committee on Peace, Development and Security, Symphony for United Nations and Friends of the United Nations, and is the Chairman of the CONGO NGO Committee on the UN and Sports.
Outside the UN, Mr Jordan has served as an elected Trustee of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine and the National Arts Club and serves as President of Concerned Citizens Speak, a 26-year-old non-profit city-wide citizens
Richard Jordan is a national of the United States.