|DESA News Vol. 11, No. 4||April 2007|
Ms. Diane Loughran was appointed Senior Communications Officer in the Office of the Under-Secretary-General as of 5 March. She joined DESA in 1999 to serve as Social Affairs Officer within the UN programme on ageing. Ms. Loughran has worked in both the private and non-profit sectors, and brings to the position twenty-five years’ experience on social development issues.
The following staff member was also promoted in March:
Ms. Angela Capati-Caruso, Governance and Public Administration Officer, Division for Public Administration and Development Management
The following staff members retired in March:
Ms. Maria Victoria Esquivel, Statistics Assistant, Statistics Division
Ms. Olivia Jones, Programme Assistant, Division for Social Policy and Development