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Top 100 Leaders from Multilateral Organisations: From Christine Lagarde to António Guterres, These Are the Most Influential People in This Sphere

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Whether you’re a would-be leader from a multilateral organisation or have spent some years being one. You could be worse-off than to read the short biographies of multilateral organisation insiders who have been through the journey before.

So we’ve compiled a list of top multilateral organisation insiders. It’s a list of the most influential people in multilateral organisations, particularly at being pro-active. If you’re an enthusiast of relevant fields including public health, economics, business and social or behavioural sciences, it is critical that you follow and connect with these influencers from multilateral organisations and expand your professional network.

Here’s what some of them said about this list:

Our multilateral organisation insiders list will no longer use automatic algorithms, from now on our lists will be conducted by their authors and  finalised by a panel of judges. This page will get updated less frequently from now on (around once per year). There is also a possibility it may discontinue altogether.

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Christine Lagarde Profile Image Christine Lagarde
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Also follow @IMFNews.
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António Guterres Profile Image António Guterres
Official Twitter account of Secretary-General of the @UN António Guterres.
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Kristalina Georgieva Profile Image Kristalina Georgieva
Chief Executive Officer @WorldBank . European & citizen of the world, committed to international development. Former Vice President @EU_Commission .
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Michaëlle Jean Profile Image Michaëlle Jean
Secrétaire générale de la Francophonie, 27e Gouverneure générale du Canada
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Kofi Annan Profile Image Kofi Annan
Chairman of the @KofiAnnanFdn. Account managed by staff. Personal tweets are signed KA.
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Jamal Bin Huwaireb Profile Image Jamal Bin Huwaireb
[email protected] الثقافة والآداب والشعر والتاريخ والحوارات الراقية poet,historian,author المستشار الثقافي في حكومة دبي ..حسابي على سناب شات: jamalbnhuwaireb
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Luis Almagro Profile Image Luis Almagro
Mi visión: riqueza compartida y oportunidades para todos en las Américas y Caribe, con una OEA que fortalezca la democracia, la seguridad, los derechos humanos.
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Kenneth   Roth Profile Image Kenneth Roth
Executive Director, Human Rights Watch
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Sherrilyn   Ifill Profile Image Sherrilyn Ifill
President & Director-Counsel of LDF (NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund), the nation's premier civil rights law organization. Tweets are my own.
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Erik Solheim Profile Image Erik Solheim
Head of UN Environment. Let's join hands for planet & people. Together we can change the world! Follow @UNEnvironment to join the environmental conversation.
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Tedros Adhanom Profile Image Tedros Adhanom
Director General of the World Health Organization
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Roberto Valent Profile Image Roberto Valent
Special Representative of the Administrator - Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People, United Nations Development Programme - Palestine
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Jeffrey D. Sachs Profile Image Jeffrey D. Sachs
Director of the @CSD_Columbia and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (@unsdsn)
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Paul   Polman Profile Image Paul Polman
CEO of @Unilever. Business as force for good. Purpose, Passion, Positive attitude.
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Hans Lak Profile Image Hans Lak
Accelerating Sustainable Development ONE PERSON CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE #GlobalGoals #SDGs #TeachSDGs #ClimateAction #ExitOil Let's connect on Linkedin
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Phumzile Mlambo Profile Image Phumzile Mlambo
Executive Director of @UN_Women/ @ONUFemmes/ @ONUMujeres. A champion for women & girls worldwide.
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Katherine   Maher Profile Image Katherine Maher
Executive Director, @Wikimedia Foundation (aka @Wikipedia). policy, tech, human rights. Opinions mine, likely [citation needed].
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Filippo Grandi Profile Image Filippo Grandi
The official Twitter account of UN High Commissioner for @Refugees, Filippo Grandi.
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Achim Steiner Profile Image Achim Steiner
Administrator - United Nations Development Programme @UNDP . Former Director @OxMartinSchool / Oxford University, UN Under Sec-Gen & ED @UNEP
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Seth   Berkley Profile Image Seth Berkley
CEO of @Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Medical doctor specializing in infectious disease epidemiology and global health.
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Audrey Azoulay Profile Image Audrey Azoulay
Directrice générale / Director-General #UNESCO
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Luis Alberto Moreno Profile Image Luis Alberto Moreno
Mis encuentros con personas, ideas y proyectos que están transformando a América Latina y el Caribe.
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Toily Kurbanov Profile Image Toily Kurbanov
@UNVolunteers Deputy Executive Coordinator. Interested in #peace #development #humanrights #volunteerism #multilateralism #SDGs
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Akinwumi A. Adesina Profile Image Akinwumi A. Adesina
President of the African Development Bank (@afdb_group). Formerly, Honourable Minister of Agriculture, Federal Republic of Nigeria.
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Peter Maurer Profile Image Peter Maurer
President of @ICRC Working for people caught up in war and violence around the world.
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Owen Barder Profile Image Owen Barder
Vice President @CGDev. Visiting Prof at LSE. Ex No.10, Treasury & DFID. Likes economics, evidence, ending poverty, feminism, triathlon, tech.
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Winnie   Byanyima Profile Image Winnie Byanyima
Executive Director of Oxfam International. Passionate about justice & human dignity. Opinions are my own.
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Massimo Diana Profile Image Massimo Diana
With @UNFPA, supporting women & youth empowerment. Interested in peacebuilding & local development
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Jan Egeland Profile Image Jan Egeland
Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council @NRC_Norway @Flyktninghjelp. Chairs UN/ISSG Task Force on Humanitarian Access in #Syria.
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Graziano Da Silva Profile Image Graziano Da Silva
#UNFAO Director-General. Committed to working in partnership to reach a #ZeroHunger and sustainable world.
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Roberto Azevêdo Profile Image Roberto Azevêdo
Official account of the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (@WTO)
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Michel   Sidibé Profile Image Michel Sidibé
@UNAIDS Executive Director; H6 Chair; International Gender Champion
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Jo Scheuer Profile Image Jo Scheuer
Director @UNDP for #Climatechange & #DRR. Tweets about our work, Nepal, Cambodia, Luxembourg, Photography... &, yes, @arsenal
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Dr. Natalia Kanem Profile Image Dr. Natalia Kanem
@UNFPA Executive Director.
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Gustavo Gonzalez Profile Image Gustavo Gonzalez
Passionate about resilience-building in development cooperation. Leading #UNFAO talented team on Business Development & Resource Mobilization. Opinions, my own.
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David Beasley Profile Image David Beasley
The official Twitter account of Executive Director for @WFP, David Beasley.
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Pierre Krähenbühl Profile Image Pierre Krähenbühl
Commissioner-General @UNRWA - UN Agency providing assistance and protection to 5 million Palestine refugees in the Near East
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Stephen Groff Profile Image Stephen Groff
Stephen P. Groff is an economist and ranking Vice-President of the Asian Development Bank.
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Kent   Buse Profile Image Kent Buse
Policy analyst, strategist, writer & social justice advocate. Chief, Strategic Policy Directions, UNAIDS. Co-founder Global Health 50/50. All views personal.
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Jennifer Morgan Profile Image Jennifer Morgan
Executive Director of Greenpeace International. Passionate about charting new paths for transformational change now!
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Carolyn   Miles Profile Image Carolyn Miles
@SavetheChildren Pres & CEO. Champion for kid's rights everywhere 2 survive/ thrive. Global, in the US - education, health, HIV/Aids, protection for every child
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Marco   Lambertini Profile Image Marco Lambertini
Director General of @WWF the global network for #nature conservation & sustainability. #biodiversity #wildlife #oceans #forests #freshwater #climatechange #food
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William Lacy Swing Profile Image William Lacy Swing
Director General of the @UNmigration Agency (IOM).
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Arancha Gonzalez Profile Image Arancha Gonzalez
Executive Director, International Trade Centre (@ITCnews). United Nations & WTO. Passionate #Aid4Trade, SMEs, women economic empowerment & development, my views
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Guy Berger Profile Image Guy Berger
Director for Freedom of Expression and Media Development at UNESCO, tweets in personal capacity; retweets aren't endorsement
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Angel Gurría Profile Image Angel Gurría
Secretary-General of the #OECD working around the clock and around the globe to promote Better Policies for Better Lives. @OECD
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Pierre Ferrari Profile Image Pierre Ferrari
President & CEO @Heifer International, working with communities of smallholder farmers to build lives of self-reliance and end hunger & poverty.
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Nancy M.   Birdsall Profile Image Nancy M. Birdsall
Founding president Center for Global Development @cgdev. Tweeting mostly on dev issues. Views are my own not necessarily (but probably) ok at @cgdev
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Helle Thorning S Profile Image Helle Thorning S
CEO Save the Children International, Prime Minister of Denmark 2011-15, wife and mother of two. This is my only official Twitter, all views expressed are my own
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Janet Murguía Profile Image Janet Murguía
President and CEO of UnidosUS (formerly known as NCLR), the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States.
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Peter Thomson Profile Image Peter Thomson
UNSG's Special Envoy for the Ocean - dedicated to the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14.
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Ranjana   Kumari Profile Image Ranjana Kumari
Director - @csr_india | Crusader for Women's Rights | Author of 9 books on Women | Member of PCPNDT Central Board | Chair WPC
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Marielena Hincapié Profile Image Marielena Hincapié
Executive Director of @NILC_org & @ImmJusticeFund. Proud #Colombian #immigrant #Workers'/ #immigrants' rights attorney. Passionate re #civilrights & #justice
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Guy Ryder Profile Image Guy Ryder
Director-General of the International Labour Organization - @ILO. Tweets by the Director-General signed ^GR.
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Peter Wanless Profile Image Peter Wanless
Father. Husband. CEO at @NSPCC. Committee member at Somerset County Cricket Club & lifelong fan. Regular at Ebbsfleet Utd these days. Views here are personal.
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Kathy Calvin Profile Image Kathy Calvin
President & CEO of @UNFoundation. Advocate. Storyteller. Champion for girls. Motorcycle rider. Tri-sector athlete.
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Lassina Zerbo Profile Image Lassina Zerbo
Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization @ctbto_alerts
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Yury Fedotov Profile Image Yury Fedotov
Executive Director of @UNODC & Director-General of the UN Office in Vienna (UNOV). Committed to tackling illicit #drugs & #OrganizedCrime. RTs not endorsements.
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Mark Cutts Profile Image Mark Cutts
Head, UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Myanmar. Humanitarian action, human rights, protection of civilians, statelessness, peace/security
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Laurence Tubiana Profile Image Laurence Tubiana
CEO European Climate Foundation Professeur à Sciences po, attachée à l'esprit de l'accord de Paris sur le climat
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Dr. Michael Lomax Profile Image Dr. Michael Lomax
President and CEO @UNCF advocating for #BetterFutures | Lifelong professor | Proud third-generation #HBCU graduate
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Kevin Watkins Profile Image Kevin Watkins
CEO at Save the Children in the UK - all views my own.
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Gary Lewis Profile Image Gary Lewis
Director (a.i.) of Policy/Programmes at UN Environment. Sunrise pic over Iran tells me Planet Earth will continue to live. It is we who must adjust to survive.
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Michelle Nunn Profile Image Michelle Nunn
President and CEO of CARE, a global humanitarian organization that fights poverty by empowering girls and women.
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Simone   Filippini Profile Image Simone Filippini
ED @WeAreNIMD | before CEO @Cordaid - NL Ambassador | @Leadership4SDGs | #SDGs|#democracy -politics -peace| @_Assemblee_ | women&youth | sustainability| @UNANL
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Mark Suzman Profile Image Mark Suzman
Chief Strategy Officer & President Global Policy & Advocacy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Tweets my own, interested in global health and development
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Diana Brandes Profile Image Diana Brandes
Strategic Advisor #SustainableDevelopment Dutch Government. Founding Director #DevelopmentConnect @SustDevConnect #MoFA @UNDP @UNDPasiapac @SNVworld @CGIAR #ING
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Frode   Mauring Profile Image Frode Mauring
RC UN and UNDP Representative, UAE, Qatar and Oman. Executive since 2002 for @UNDP and @UN after 20 years in int'l private sector. Views are my own.
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Cecilia   Attias Profile Image Cecilia Attias
The Cecilia Attias Foundation for Women serves as a strategic, media, and financial platform for NGOs who champion women's rights worldwide .
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Sally Osberg Profile Image Sally Osberg
Skoll Foundation CEO, Co-Author of GETTING BEYOND BETTER: How Social Entrepreneurship Works.
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Dr. Pat Soon-Shiong Profile Image Dr. Pat Soon-Shiong
Chairman of the Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation, Institute for Advanced Health, CEO of NantKwest (NK), NantWorks and Founder of NantHealth (NH)
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Marita Perceval Profile Image Marita Perceval
Directora Regional de @UNICEF para América Latina y el Caribe, y activista de los #DDHH / UNICEF Regional Director for @uniceflac and #HHRR activist.
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Olivier Adam Profile Image Olivier Adam
Executive Coordinator, United Nations Volunteers. @UNVolunteers
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Adriana L.   Alejandro Profile Image Adriana L. Alejandro
Director @charitydotorg | #Science | #Philanthropy | #Humanity |#Futurist | #Boricua | #SDGs | #Connector Tweets are mine alone.
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Dr. Gary Slutkin Profile Image Dr. Gary Slutkin
Physician, Founder & CEO, Cure Violence; formerly World Health Organization; Violence is an infectious disease requiring health epidemic methods; Global health.
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Christian Friis Profile Image Christian Friis
Executive Secretary and Under-Secretary-General, UNECE
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Maher Nasser Profile Image Maher Nasser
A visiting scholar @ColumbiaSIPA on sabbatical leave from the UN tweeting about things I care about #HumanRights #SDGs #Peace @UN #refugees #justice #Palestine
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Getachew Engida Profile Image Getachew Engida
Deputy Director-General UNESCO, an org devoted to building just, free & peaceful societies. Tweets & views are personal
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Jessica Faieta Profile Image Jessica Faieta
Representante Especial Adjunta del Secretario General de la ONU y Jefa Adjunta de la @MisionONUCol. Directora Regional del @PNUDLAC 2014-2018.
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Nsima Ekere Profile Image Nsima Ekere
Managing Director/CEO, Niger Delta Development Commission [ @NDDCOfficial ]. I am determined to build #TheNewNDDC and pursue the development of #OurNigerDelta.
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Neal Keny-Guyer Profile Image Neal Keny-Guyer
CEO of international relief and development organization @mercycorps
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Hend Al Muftah Profile Image Hend Al Muftah
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Emilie   Poisson Profile Image Emilie Poisson
Executive Director @convergencesORG #sustainabledevelopment #SDG #partnership Frmr Aid worker in #Africa (#DRC, #Chad, #SouthSudan & Regional) & in #Calais
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George Conway Profile Image George Conway
Country Director, UNDP Somalia. Retweets are not endorsements. Views expressed are my own.
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Sara Pantuliano Profile Image Sara Pantuliano
Managing Director @ODIdev. Conflict, violence, ♀ rights. Editor-in-Chief, Disasters. VC @Muslim_Aid Board @irinnews @SOS_Sahel. Mum, humanitarian, roller skater
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Agnes Kalibata Profile Image Agnes Kalibata
President, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). @agraalliance
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Joan Clos Profile Image Joan Clos
Former Executive Director of @UNHabitat and Secretary-General of Habitat III. Also former Mayor of Barcelona.
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Carol Storer Profile Image Carol Storer
I'm the Director of Legal Aid Practitioners Group. LAPG insists on the Government providing a Legal Aid system that protects the vulnerable in society.
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Christina Sass Profile Image Christina Sass
Co Founder and President @Andela Formerly @MCFoundation @ClintonGlobal in US, China, West Bank, Kenya, Nigeria & Uganda.
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Chip Lyons Profile Image Chip Lyons
President & CEO of @EGPAF. Avid follower of global health and int'l aid & dev't. Views expressed are my own.
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Mustafa Bulut Profile Image Mustafa Bulut
@yedibasakorg İnsani Yardım Derneği Başkanı • President of Yedi Başak Humanitarian Aid Association - Tüccar -
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Bunny McDiarmid Profile Image Bunny McDiarmid
Greenpeace International Executive Director
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Andrew Young Profile Image Andrew Young
changing the world 140 characters at a time
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Raymond   Brandes Profile Image Raymond Brandes
Global #Gender PM @SNVWorld - Founding Director #DevelopmentConnect @SustDevConnect - @UN #SDGs #SDG5 @UNWomenafrica @FAOAfrica @UNDP @UNDPasiapac @CGIAR @Shell
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Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al-Khalifa Profile Image Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al-Khalifa
الرئيس التنفيذي لبنك قطر للتنمية CEO-Qatar Development Bank اعمل لدعم وتنمية بيئة ريادة الأعمال والمشاريع الصغيرة والمتوسطة لما فيه خدمة وطنا الغالي وترك اثر
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Noura Hamladji Profile Image Noura Hamladji
Deputy Director for the United Nations Development Programme covering 45 countries in Africa, @UNDPAfrica Tweets are my own. RTs/Links ≠ endorsement.
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Sayed   Aqa Profile Image Sayed Aqa
Vice Pres. @isdb_group Human Dev & Strategic Analyst, Org. Change Management, Conflict Resolution, FieldPerspective, Concerned with Big Picture & Love famiy
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David Akopyan Profile Image David Akopyan
UNDP SYRIA, Country Director
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Kim Gandy Profile Image Kim Gandy
President of National Network to End Domestic Violence; past president, National Organization for Women (NOW), past Fellow, Harvard IOP (HKS)
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Vickie   Hawkins Profile Image Vickie Hawkins
I am the Executive Director of Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders in the UK. Opinions are my own.
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This list was compiled by Mohammed Omer AlmoghayerDerin Cag.

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