Kamal Malhotra

Senior Adviser on Inclusive Globalization

United Nations Development Program

1 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017
Kamal Malhotra has been with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) since August 1999 and is currently the senior adviser on inclusive globalisation. In this capacity, he heads the Bureau of Development Policy?s trade policy team. His portfolio also has overall responsibility for UNDP?s policy work on the global dimensions of debt, capital flows and development finance. As part of his work, he is currently leading a UNDP trade and sustainable human development project and was the lead author and coordinator of the book Making Global Trade Work for People (Earthscan, London and USA, 2003).

Mr. Malhotra has approximately twenty years of development work experience in both the North and the South. He was Co-Founder and Co-Director of Focus on the Global South (1995?1999), a leading policy research and advocacy organization based at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. From 1988 to 1995, he was director of the Overseas and Aboriginal Program of Community Aid Abroad for OXFAM Australia. Prior to that, he was director of international extension at the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (Philippines) from 1982 to 1988.

Kamal Malhotra holds degrees from the University of Delhi in development economics, from the Indian Institute of Management in business management with specializations in economics and finance, and from Columbia University in international and public affairs, with a specialization in economic and political development.

Focus: Development, Finance, Trade, Global



International Economics

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2006

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