DESA News Vol. 11, No. 4 April 2007

Comings and goings


Ms. Diane LoughranMs. 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