FORA.tv Speaker - Carol Bellamy
Carol Bellamy, (born January 14, 1942), is the President and CEO of World Learning, and President of its School for International Training. World Learning, based in Brattleboro, Vermont, USA, is one of the world's first private, non-profit, international educational organizations.
In the year 2005 she completed a 10-year tenure as Executive Director of UNICEF. She was originally appointed in that position by then-UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali in 1995. Bellamy was granted a second five-year term in 2000 by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan. Under UN policy, agency heads may serve no more than two five-year terms. Ms. Bellamyâ€™s successor as UNICEF Executive Director is Ann M. Veneman, who prior to joining UNICEF was the United States Secretary of Agriculture. Ms. Bellamy leaves behind a fiscally sound organization with strong internal controls. During her tenure, she doubled UNICEF's resources from roughly $800 million in 1994 to more than $1.8 billion in 2004.
02.02.06 | 00:59:26 min
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