Addressing global challenges requires a collective and concerted effort, involving all actors. Through partnerships and alliances, and by pooling comparative advantages, we increase our chances success."
- Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General

Will Kennedy
Programme Officer, UN Fund for International Partnerships (UNFIP)

Having previously worked in the international development assistance field for 10 years, Mr. Kennedy joined UNFIP in May 1998 where he is primarily responsible for management of the environment programme and associated portfolio of project investments supported by the UN Foundation. He brings considerable experience in project development and management having worked with several NGOs and UN agencies, including CARE, the Industry Council for Development, the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service, the UN Office for Emergency Operations in Africa, and the UN Electoral Assistance Division.

Mr. Kennedy has managed a range of development projects in a variety of fields, including private sector development, natural resource management, electoral assistance to post-conflict societies, and emergency preparedness planning, and has worked in several African countries, including Kenya, Sudan, Zambia and Namibia. He holds a BA from Bowdoin College and a Masters of Public Policy and Administration from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, and has completed all coursework for the Master's degree in International Affairs.