Moez D.

United States


Moez Doraid is the Director (D2), Division of Management and Administration of UN Women. Since 2015. He has led and managed the implementation of the UN Women’s system-wide and interagency mandate. Since April 2015, he has also been leading and overseeing UN Women’s Division of Management and Administration with direct responsibility for global budget, finance, accounts, procurement, legal , audit coordination, IT, admin. and facilities. Prior to UN Women, Moez served as the Deputy Executive Director of UNIFEM for Operations and External Relations, including fund raising from 2006 - 2010 when the Fund’s total funding and delivery more than tripled. Before UNIFEM, Moez served as UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Kuwait. In 2004 - 2005, Moez was the UN Humanitarian Coordinator, UN Resident Coordinator a.i. and UNDP’s OIC in Maldives. He commissioned and managed a historic mission of international experts and report which was a major impetus for the country’s stable progress towards democratization. Following the 2004 tsunami, he coordinated international assistance to the humanitarian relief effort. Between 2001 and 2004, Moez was a Senior Programme Advisor at the Regional Bureau for Arab States, UNDP contributing substantively to the Arab Human Development Reports. From 1998 to 2001, Moez established and headed UNDP's Regional Resource Facility. Before that, he managed research and policy analysis as Dep. Dir, of UNDP’s Office of Dev. Studies and contributed to the publication of UNDP’s first book on Global Public Goods. In 1991 - 97, he co-authored six of the UNDP’s Global Human Development Reports. Between 1992 - 94, he served as Programme Officer then Assistant Resident Representative, UNDP, Sudan where he managed participatory poverty reduction programmes serving half a million people.. Before joining UNDP, Doraid served as a Diplomatic Attachè with the Egyptian MOFA.


  • human rights
  • gender
  • administration
  • work
  • equality
  • sudan
  • kuwait
  • maldives
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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