DESA News Vol. 11, No. 8 August 2007

Comings and goings

Comings

The following staff members were promoted in July:

Ms. Shirly Ang, Statistics Assistant, Statistics Division

Ms. Nimali Ariyawansa, Staff Assistant, Division for Social Policy and Development

Mr. Fred Doulton, Social Affairs Officer, Division for Social Policy and Development

Mr. Daphnis Novoa, Programme Assistant, Secretariat of the United Nations Forum on Forests

Mr. Fran├žois Pelletier, Chief of Section, Population Division

Goings

Ms. Vasantha KandiahMs. Vasantha Kandiah Chief of the Demographic Analysis Branch of the Population Division, retired on 31 July following a United Nations career spanning some twenty-five years, devoted largely to the issues of fertility, mortality, and population estimates and projections. Ms. Kandiah has a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Michigan.

 

The following staff members also retired in July:

Ms. Tanima Bossart, Information Assistant, Division for Public Administration and Development Management

Mr. Joseph Habr, Statistics Assistant, Statistics Division

Ms. Sylviane Khanna, Editorial Assistant, Population Division

Mr. Goran Torner, Statistics Assistant, Statistics Division