Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 11AM (EST)

Mr. Matthew Hodes

Director – United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

About Mr. Matthew Hodes

Mr. Hodes previously served with the United Nations in the 1990s at headquarters and in the field. He has extensive experience in peacemaking, peacekeeping and post-conflict nation building in the public and non-for-profit sectors.

From the early 1990’s until 2001, he served the United Nations in multiple capacities, including providing policy and legal advice for the United Nations Protection Force leadership during the conflicts in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s. In 1995 he opened the first office in Sarajevo for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), and returned to Sarajevo to focus on rebuilding the Bosnian judicial system for the Office of the High Representative of Bosnia from 1999–2001.

In 2001 Mr. Hodes went to work for The Carter Center. From 2003-2007 he was Director of the Conflict Resolution Program, where he advised former President of the United States, Jimmy Carter on matters relating to armed conflicts and political disputes, while leading the Center’s mediation and negotiation assistance activities around the world. In 2010, Mr. Hodes went on to serve as Director of Programs for Club de Madrid, where he focused on transformational leadership in transitional societies and equitable development policies. He has also worked as a private consultant, advising public sector and not-for-profit agencies.

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations announced his appointment as Director on February 1, 2013.

About this Roundtable

Topic: At the end of November, the next edition of the GFDD Global Roundtables will host Mr. Mr. Matthew Hodes, Director of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations. The session will focus on the programs of UNAOC, delving into the importance of partnerships and cooperation within a multilateral system, and how these can help to shape the post-2015 development agenda. Mr. Whatley will also comment on the recent outcomes of UNAOC’s 6th Global Forum, which was held in Bali, Indonesia from 29 – 30 August 2014.

LocationGFDD, 780 Third Avenue 19th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10017
Time: 11:00 AM (EST)
Date: Friday, November 21st, 2014

Your Participation is welcome! Session is closed.



Additional resources

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

Sixth Global Forum – United Nations Alliance of Civilizations – Bali, Indonesia 2014