Aldrie Henry-Lee

Gabriele Koehler, lead editor, is a development economist trained in Germany, and a Senior Research Associate affiliated with UNRISD, Geneva. She is a former UN official with over 25 years of experience across four UN agencies and a former Senior ACUNS Fellow. Her research and advocacy work focuses on the UN-led development agenda and on social and economic policy with a focus on human rights and social protection. She is on the governing board of the UN Association Germany. Alberto D Cimadamore is the CROP Scientific Director, Professor of Theory of International Relations at the University of Buenos Aires, and Researcher of the National Council of Scientific and Technological Research of Argentina. He holds a PhD in International Relations from the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles. His publications focus on the political economy of poverty, development, and regional integration. Fadia Kiwan is Professor of Political Science at Saint Joseph University of Beirut and Founder of the Institute of political science at Saint Joseph University of Beirut. She holds a “Doctorat d’état” in Comparative Politics from the University Paris1– Sorbonne and a CAPES in Philosophy and Psychology from the Lebanese University. She is President of the UNESCO MOST Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) and Director General of the Arab Women Organisation. Pedro Manuel Monreal Gonzalez is Programme Specialist, Sector for Social and Human Sciences, UNESCO Paris and member of the Secretariat of the Management of Social Transformations Programme (MOST). He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Havana. His research interests include social inclusion, the research–policymaking nexus, and Small Island Developing States (SIDS).