DESA News Vol. 11, No. 2 February 2007

Comings and goings

Goings
Mr. Martin Butterfield

Mr. Martin Butterfield retired on 31 December 2006. He joined the United Nations in April 2005 as Inter-regional Advisor on Population and Housing Censuses. Mr. Butterfield provided technical services to Member States in support of the 2010 World Programme on Population and Housing Censuses, promoting internationally agreed standards and methods, and assisting countries in the conduct of national surveys. A native of Australia, Mr. Butterfield was employed in various statistical offices from 1970 to 2005, and worked for fifteen years as a senior census manager, introducing new technology to census operations, overseeing procurement and logistical arrangements, client liaison and output production efforts.

 
Comings

The following staff members were promoted in December 2006:

Ms. Maria Luz Aragon, Senior Staff Assistant, Office of the Under-Secretary-General

Ms. Elia Armstrong, Senior Governance and Public Administration Officer, Division for Public Administration and Development Management

Mr. Andrei Barac, Associate Statistician, Statistics Division

Mr. Bogdan Dragovic, Information Systems Officer, Statistics Division

Ms. Julitha Kiswaga, Documentation Management Assistant, Office of the Under-Secretary-General

Ms. Martha Luque, Programme Assistant, Division for Public Administration and Development Management

Mr. Predrag Vasic, Associate Information Network Officer, Office of the Under-Secretary-General