Martin Barber was a senior UN official and has extensive experience in humanitarian affairs and peace operations - both at UN Headquarters and in the field. His last UN post before retirement was as Director of the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) at UN Headquarters in New York from 2000 until 2005. Previous UN assignments include: Chief of Policy Development in the Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Deputy Special Representative in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Humanitarian Coordinator in Afghanistan. He is now a consultant and analyst working on humanitarian issues and an Honorary Fellow of the University of Edinburgh.By recruiting any remaining competent government officials, paying them five times the salary they are used to receiving ... While there is no easy answer, decades of living under conditions set by the International Monetary Fund, and low commodity prices, are both contributing factors. ... In most cases, the solution will involve encouraging governments to increase civil service pay as part of an overhaul ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Blinded by Humanity|
|Publisher||:||I.B.Tauris - 2014-10-29|