UN Representatives

The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.

IAGG is a nongovernmental organization (NGO) with respect to the United Nations with consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) since 1978. It is a member of the Conference of Nongovernmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CONGO) since 1985. In 2009, IAGG was established with the ECOSOC Special Consultative Status allowing our organization to make oral and written statements.

IAGG REPRESENTATIVES AT THE UN WERE RESHUFFLED

Under the new administration of the IAGG (President Prof. Heung Bong Cha) taken office during June 25 2013 – July 25 2017, two representatives at the UN Headquarters and European Missions (Geneva and Vienna) were newly appointed and six were reappointed. All the IAGG representatives at the UN are as follows:

Representatives at the UN Headquarters (New York)

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Sung-Jae
Choi

Secretary General of IAGG (Coordinator)

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Martha
BIAL

Professor at Fordham University
 

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Laura
MACHADO

Executive Director of InterAge in Gerontology

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Hans
STOHRER

Professor at Cornell University
 

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Juanita CARRILLO

Former Social Worker at the New York City

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Representatives at the UN European Missions (Geneva and Vienna)

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Alain
Franco

Geneva & Vienna Coordinator

Former Secretary General of IAGG

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Michel
Oris

Professor at the University of Geneva

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Thomas Frühwald

Board Member of the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society

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