The world wakes up when we see images on the TV and when we see children dyingNiger food crisis raises alarm Jul 20, 2005
My aunt can go in and can see how her money for UNICEF is being spentAccountants give U.N. 8,000 hours free Mar 14, 2005
What we are striving for (are) new levels of accountability and transparencyAccountants give U.N. 8,000 hours free Mar 14, 2005
Is the international community failing Darfur and the people there on the same scale? Well, the jury is still out on thatU.N.: Millions threatened in Darfur Feb 18, 2005
But for those struck, the effects of the floods have been no less devastating than on the Indian-ocean beaches. Having witnessed the impressive generosity of donors for survivors of the tsunami, I hope that they contribute rapidly and fully to this appealU.N. launches $3M appeal for Guyana Feb 08, 2005
Jan Egeland (born September 12, 1957 in Stavanger, Norway) was the United Nations Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator from June 2003 to December 2006. Egeland was appointed by Secretary-General Kofi Annan and succeeded Kenzo Oshima. He traveled extensively, drawing attention to humanitarian emergencies.
Egeland took up the position as director of the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs on September 1, 2007. Egeland also holds a post as Professor II at the University of Stavanger.
Egeland assumed his post as the Under-Secretary-General (USG) for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) in August 2003. This position is the head of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). He was preceded in the post by Kenzo Oshima of Japan.