Abhijit Banerjee on UN Panel on Post-2015 Agenda

August 1, 2012

Business Line

CFSP member Abhijit Banerjee was selected by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to serve on a UN panel regarding the global development agenda after 2015. The panel will provide recommendations after the 2015 deadline for the Millennium Development Goals in order to advise the world body in the fight against poverty, the Secretary General said. Other members of the 26-person panel include Queen Rania of Jordan; Vanessa Petrelli Corr, President of Brazil’s Institute for Applied Economic Research; and Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever.