Deodat M.

United Kingdom


Deodat Maharaj is Commonwealth deputy secretary-general (economic and social development), at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London. He was previously chief, Division for Afghanistan, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific at the United Nations Development Programme headquarters in New York. Amongst other posts, he was chief of staff in the UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, and has lived and worked in Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Guyana and Tanzania.


  • regional
  • development
  • economic policy
  • social development
  • commonwealth secretariat
  • guyana
  • tanzania
  • suriname
  • barbados
  • afghanistan
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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