Ms. Angela KaneMember, CTBTO's Group of Eminent Persons (GEM); Senior Fellow, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation; Teacher, Paris School of International Affairs (SciencesPo)
Angela Kane is a member of CTBTO's Group of Eminent Persons (GEM), a group comprising eminent personalities and internationally recognized experts to support and complement efforts to promote the Treaty's entry to force as well as reinvigorating international endeavours to achieve this goal. She has served as UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs from 2012 to 2015. Previous UN posts included Under-Secretary-General for Management from 2008 to 2012 and Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs from 2005 to 2008. Prior to that, Kane served as Director in the Department of Political Affairs and the Department of Public Information. Her prior experience also includes the positions of Principal Officer for Political Affairs with the UN Secretary-General, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea, and a special assignment to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She is currently a Senior Fellow at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation and teaches at the Paris School of International Affairs (SciencesPo). She serves on several NGO boards and is active in the Global Action Councils of the World Economic Forum."