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Social and Human Sciences Sector - Who's Who

Gabriela Ramos - Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences

Gabriela Ramos is the Assistant Director-General for the Social and Human Sciences of UNESCO, where she oversees the institution's contributions to building inclusive societies. Her mandate includes tackling economic inequalities of income and opportunity, and promoting social inclusion and gender equality. She also oversees the youth support agenda, promotion of values through sport, fight against racism and discrimination, and ethics of science, including of neurotechnology and the internet of things. She has overseen the development and adoption of the first global instrument to promote the ethics of artificial intelligence, adopted by acclamation in 2021 by UNESCO's General Conference. She also launched the Global Forum against Racism, to catalyse the political support that member countries have given to this cause. On gender, she has advanced several initiatives, particularly to combat gender stereotypes and biases, including in new technologies.

Previously, Gabriela Ramos worked as Cabinet Director and Sherpa for G20/G7APEC at the OECD, contributing to increasing the OECD's global impact and leading key initiatives such as "Inclusive Growth", "New Approaches to Economic Challenges", "Climate Change and Growth", the gender strategy and work on well-being and children. At the G20, she contributed to the international reform of tax systems; the adoption of the gender quota (to reduce the labour gap) and the establishment of the W20; and the adoption of the principles of artificial intelligence, among others. She also oversaw Global Relations and the OECD's membership enlargement process.

In 2019, she launched the Business for Inclusive Growth (B4IG) platform, bringing together 40 multinational companies committed to reducing inequalities. Previously, she was Director of the OECD Office in Mexico and Latin America where she supported reforms in education, telecommunications, gender and health. She was a member of the Mexican Foreign Service.

In 2013 she was awarded the Order of Merit (Ordre du Mérite) by the President of France. Her work to promote gender equality has earned her several awards including from Forbes and Apolitico. She has been a Fulbright and Ford McArthur Fellow. She is an alumna of Harvard University's Masters in Public Policy and Universidad Iberoamericana's BA in International Relations. She is a board member of the "Paris Peace Forum"; the "UNICEF Advisory Board"; as well as the "Lancet Commissions on COVID and on Men's Violence against Women", and member of the Danone "Entreprise à Mission" Committee.

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Office of the Assistant Director-General

GABRIELA RAMOS
Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences
ge.vernizzi@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 14 08

GLORIA ESTHER VERNIZZI
Executive Assistant to the Assistant Director-General
ge.vernizzi@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 38 57

WILL DUNCAN
Assistant
wj.duncan@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 23 78

ANA FUEYO
Associate Coordination Officer
a.fueyo@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 05 68

 

Directors

ANGELA MELO
Director - Policies and Programmes
a.melo@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 21 57

ANA-IGLESIAS-MOREL
Senior Secretary to Director
a.morel@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 15 70

MAGNUS MAGNUSSON
Director - Partnerships and Outreach
m.magnusson@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 11 22

ROZA AGRANE
Senior Secretary to Director
r.agrane@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 17 53

 

Executive Office

MARIAGRAZIA SQUICCIARINI
Chief of Executive Office
m.squicciarini@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 11 61

KREMENA NIKOLOVA
Programme Assistant
k.nikolova@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 07 04

MIMOUNA ABDERRAHMANE
Publications Officer
m.abderrahmane@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 16 62

PATRICK BRADLEY
Editorial Assistant
p.bradley@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 12 07

CAROLINE DESCOMBRIS
Senior Project Officer
c.descombris@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 16 24

 

CLAUDIA FORTE DIAZ
Consultant
c.forte-diaz@unesco.org

JACQUES PLOUIN
Project Officer
j.plouin@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 15 01

JUAN PABLO RAMIREZ-MIRANDA
Programme Specialist
jp.ramirez-miranda@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 20 72

PETRA VAN VUCHT TIJSSEN
Communication Officer
p.van-vucht-tijssen@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 23 85

 

Finance and Administrative Platform

WIROT WIROTRANGSAN
Chief of Finance and Administrative Platform a.i.
w.wirotrangsan@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 14 99

TAHANI ABU RISHEH
Administrative Assistant
t.abu-risheh@unesco.org

MIGUELINA DOMÍNGUEZ GÓMEZ
Administrative Assistant
m.dominguez@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 12 49

 

JEAN RUDEL GNAGOH
Administrative Assistant
jr.gnagoh@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 20 45

MATHILDE MALZY
Senior Administrative Assistant
m.malzy@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 10 50

SOUMAYA SITH
Senior HR Assistant
s.sith@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 05 66

 

Bioethics and Ethics of Science Section

DAFNA FEINHOLZ
Chief of Section
d.feinholz@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 49 94

RAJARAJESWARI PAJANY
Section assistant
r.pajany@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 10 87

DOAA ABU ELYOUNES
Consultant
d.abu-elyounes@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 05 84

ADÈLE DITARANTO
Consultant
a.ditaranto@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 14 06

ORIO IKEBE
Programme Specialist
o.ikebe@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 12 31

 

MAKSIM KARLIUK
Programme Specialist
m.karliuk@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 20 37

IRAKLI KHODELI
Programme Specialist
i.khodeli@unesco.org
+62-21 739 9818 (ext. 804)

MAYA MAKHLOUF SARRAZIN
Programme Specialist
m.makhlouf@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 14 88

LIHUI XU
Associate Programme Specialist
l.xu@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 21 79

IRINA ZOUBENKO-LAPLANTE
Assistant Programme Specialist
i.zoubenko-laplante@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 06 54

 

Inclusion, Rights and Dialogue Section

ANNA MARIA MAJLÖF
Chief of Section
am.majlof@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 17 77

CERISE VINCENT BOURGEOIS
Section assistant
cl.vincent-bourgeois@unesco.org

LAURA BENSOUSSAN
Consultant
l.bensoussan@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 03 55

SHAMA CHOKKAM SUNDERRAJ
Senior Programme Assistant
s.chokkam-sunderraj@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 09 66

GUNAY FARADOVA
Associate Project Officer
g.faradova@unesco.org

AMINA HAMSHARI
Programme Specialist
a.hamshari@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 12 41

YVETTE KABOZA
Programme Specialist
y.kaboza@unesco.org

 

SYLVANA LEWIN
Consultant
s.lewin@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 24 65

JOYCE MONTEIRO CROUZET
Assistant Programme Specialist
j.monteiro@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 11 06

TABUÉ NGUMA
Assistant Programme Specialist
t.nguma@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 15 29

GARANCE SARLAT
Programme Assistant
s.garance@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 20 81

KONSTANTINOS TARARAS
Programme Specialist
k.tararas@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 23 95

LINDA TINIO-LE DOUARIN
Assistant Programme Specialist
l.tinio@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 17 70

 

Research, Policy and Foresight Section

ANNEKE SCHMIDER
Chief of Section
ae.schmider@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 14 93

RIMA SIRYANI PRESTAT
Section assistant
r.siryani@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 38 58

SARA ABU AL ARDAT
Project Officer
s.abu-al-ardat@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 24 46

AREEJ ATALLA
Project Officer
a.atalla@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 09 23

LAMINE DIAGNE
Programme Specialist
l.diagne@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 24 31

EVA KWAMOU FEUKEU
Project Officer
ke.feukeu@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 04 86

 

TARA GOLKAR
Programme assistant
t.golkar@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 07 52

CHRISTINE KAVAZANJIAN
Consultant
c.kavazanjian@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 17 63

PEDRO MANUEL MONREAL GONZALEZ
Programme Specialist
pm.monreal-gonzalez@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 14 21

IULIA SEVCIUC
Programme Specialist
i.sevciuc@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 04 65

MEHRDAD SHABAHANG
Project Officer
m.shabahang@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 16 69

APRIL TASH
Programme Specialist
a.tash@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 20 34

 

Secretariat for the Anti-Doping Convention

MARCELLIN DALLY
Programme Specialist - Secretary
m.dally@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 09 92

ELENA LICHERI
Project Assistant
e.licheri@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 15 30

JONATHAN LORCHER-BEAUDRAN
Assistant to project officer
j.lorcher-beaudran@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 680737

IOANA-RALUCA PETRE-SANDOR
Assistant Project Officer
ir.petre-sandor@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 13 04

RINRADA YOTHAPARN
Programme Assistant
r.yothaparn@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 19 44

 

Sport Section

PHILIPP MÜLLER-WIRTH
Chief of Section
p.muller-wirth@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 14 03

ELEANA FELICI
Section assistant
e.felici@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 37 12

ARILI AGUIRRE GARCIA
Junior consultant
a.aguirre-garcia@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 15 91
 

 

NANCY MCLENNAN
Project Officer
n.mclennan@unesco.org

GIULIA SCACCHI
Associate Project Officer
g.scacchi@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 04 27

FLORENT TO
Consultant
f.to@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 19 45

 

 

Youth Section

SOURIA SAAD-ZOI
Chief of Section
s.saad-zoy@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 20 56

KRISTINA BALALOVSKA
Senior Programme Assistant
k.balalovska@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 38 02

MARIA KYPRIOTOU
Assistant Programme Specialist
m.kypriotou@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 16 30

 

CLAUDIA MARESIA
Assistant Programme Specialist
c.maresia@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 16 28

ABDUL RAHMAN LAMIN
Programme Specialist
ar.lamin@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 20 80

 

 

Field Network

Africa

PHINITH CHANTHALANGSY
Programme Specialist - UNESCO Office in Harare
p.chanthalangsy@unesco.org
+263 8677008414

YVONNE MATUTURU
Programme Specialist - UNESCO Office in Yaoundé
y.matuturu@unesco.org
+237 22 20 35 47/48

HUGUE CHARNIE NGANDEU NGATTA
Programme Specialist - UNESCO Office in Abuja
hc.ngandeu-ngatta@unesco.org

Arab States

SEIKO SUGITA
Programme Specialist - UNESCO Office in Beirut
s.sugita@unesco.org
+9611 85 00 13

Asia and the Pacific

TEE WEE ANG
Programme Specialist - UNESCO Office in Beijing
t.ang@unesco.org

UNDRAL GANBAATAR
Assistant Programme Specialist - UNESCO Office in Bangkok
u.ganbaatar@unesco.org

EUAN MACKWAY-JONES
Assistant Programme Specialist - UNESCO Office in New Delhi
e.mackway-jones@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 15 42

SUSAN MAREE VIZE
Regional Advisor - UNESCO Office in Bangkok
s.vize@unesco.org
+662 391 0577 ext.141

Latin America and the Caribbean

ANDREA GISSELLE BURBANO FUERTES
Programme Specialist - UNESCO Office in San José
ag.burbano-fuertes@unesco.org
+1 (876) 630 5317

PAULA ISTURIZ CAVERO
Programme Specialist - UNESCO Office in Kingston
p.isturiz-cavero@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 18 23

BEATRIZ MARIA GODINHO BARROS COELHO
National Professional Officer - UNESCO Office in Brasilia
b.coelho@unesco.org
+55 61 2106-3519

 

ANDRÉS MORALES
Programme Specialist - UNESCO Office in Montevideo
a.morales@unesco.org

FABIO SOARES EON
Programme Coordinator  - UNESCO Office in Brasilia
fabio.eon@unesco.org.br
+55 61 2106-3511