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  Mihaly Simai  
   
 
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Mihaly Simai (1930- ) served in various UN capacities for over three decades. In 1959-60 he was with the ECE and in 1964-68 with the Centre for Development Planning, Projection, and Policies, and in 1993-95 he was director of the UNU’s World Institute for Development Economics Research. He has also served as a member and officer of various UN groups and bodies, including the UN Committee on Public Administration, UNICEF Executive Board, Committee on Development Planning, and member of Advisory Board of the UN Staff College. He has been a consultant for UNCTC, UNIDO, UNCTAD, UNDP, and UNITAR. He is currently professor at the Institute for World Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Budapest University of Economics. He is also president of the Hungarian UN Association and the Hungarian National Committee of UNICEF, and honorary president of the World Federation of UN Associations. He was born in Hungary and educated at the Budapest University of Economics (the former Karl Marx University).

 

 
   
 
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