Programme Officer, UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC)
Ragini Malik is an international development professional working with UNOSSC on South-South and triangular cooperation trust funds and programs. In this role, she primarily focuses on advancing and overseeing programmatic and operational management working on projects including, food security, youth and women skill development, science technology and innovation, cities and green economy. She is responsible for building action-oriented south-south partnerships in these projects and has actively collaborated with government counterparts across Asia and Africa. Prior to UNOSSC, Ragini worked with the World Food Programme (WFP) in Rome, supporting integration of South-South cooperation in country plans, and with Organization of Economic and Development Cooperation’s (OECD) development cooperation directorate in Paris. Ragini’s experience extends to collaborating with Indian national agencies on policymaking, analysis, and research endeavors. She has collaborated with institutions such as the Planning Commission of India (Niti Ayog), the National Human Rights Commission, and has worked with an elected Member of Parliament. Ragini was awarded the global Eiffel Scholarship as an Indian national by the Foreign Affairs Ministry of France for her post-graduate study and she was also selected as one the Young India Fellows (2014-2015). She holds a Bachelors (honors) degree in Economics from Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi and a Master’s Degree in International Public Management from Sciences Po, Paris. She is fluent in English and Hindi and has intermediate proficiency in French.
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