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  Michael Zammit Cutajar  
   
 
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Michael Zammit Cutajar (1940- ) was executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (1996-2002), after having set up and directed the secretariat supporting the UN’s climate change negotiations. He began his UN career in UNCTAD and returned in several senior capacities (1967-71, 1974-78, and 1986-91) and also worked for the UN Conference on the Human Environment and UNEP (1971-74)). Over the 1980s, he joined the International Foundation for Development Alternatives and was a consultant to the UN Office for Emergency Operations in Africa and the Office for Special Political Affairs. He was born in Malta and educated there at St. Edward’s College and also at the University of London.

 

 
   
 
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