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Prof. Lichia Saner-Yiu

President Centre for Socio-Eco-Nomic Development (CSEND)


Location: Geneva, Switzerland Website: Website: Website:


Prof Lichia Saner-Yiu specialises in Organisation Development & Institutional Learning. In her capacity as the head of an ECOSOC think tank, she is active in policy debates, analysis and implementation design of reform of public administration. She also teaches  at different universities in Japan, Italy and other countries on on topics related to management and leadership, human resource development (micro and macro) and since 2014 SDGs.  Samples of her involvement with the 2030 Agenda include: Author of academic publications on SDGs (city, education, poverty, data and monitoring, and institutional capacity building), Co-convener and presenter for the SD Learning Module on Monitoring and Review at the 2015 HLPF; Reviewer of the 2015 Global Sustainable Development Report, Contributor to Regional SDG Consultation Meetings and Director of CSEND Summer School on Global Leadership and SDG since 2015.
Post Doctoral Fellow, Columbia University, 1983-1984, Organisational Psychology
Ed.D., Indiana University, 1978, Psychology

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