The UNDG Chair, Helen Clark, opened the first UNDG meeting of 2014 by welcoming Kanni Wignaraja as the new Director of UN DOCO and William Harris as the new representative of UNEP in the UNDG.

The UNDG Chair announced that Flavia Pansieri, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, would be assuming the function of UNDG Vice-Chair and that Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen, UNFPA Deputy Executive Director, would be taking over as new UNDG ASG Advisory Group Chair in 2014. The UNDG Chair recognized the achievements of Telma Viale, ILO Special Representative to the UN, and Yoka Brandt, UNICEF Deputy Executive Director, in leading the implementation of the UNDG Strategic Priorities as UNDG Vice-Chair and ASG Advisory Group Chair respectively in 2013.

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