Margaret Joan ANSTEE

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1926-06-25
Education Chelmsford Co HS for Girls, Newnham Coll Cambridge (MA), Univ of London (BSc)
Publications N/A
Recreations writing, gardening, hill walking (preferably in the Andes), bird-watching, swimming
Clubs Oxford and Cambridge
Style Dame Margaret J Anstee, DCMG
Career lectr in Spanish Queen's Univ Belfast 1947-48, third sec FO 1948-52, admin offr UN Tech Assistance Bd Manila Philippines 1952-54, Spanish supervisor Univ of Cambridge 1955-56; UN Tech Assistance Bd: offr i/c Bogotá Colombia 1956-57, resident rep Uruguay 1957-59, dir Special Fund progs and UN Info Centre La Paz Bolivia 1960-65, resident rep UNDP Ethiopia 1965-67, liaison offr with UN Econ Cmmn for Africa 1965-67, sr econ advsr PM's UK 1967-68, sr asst to cmmr i/c of Study of Capacity of UN Devpt System 1968-69; resident rep UNDP: Morocco 1969-72, Chile and liaison offr with UN Econ Cmmn for Latin America 1972-74; dep to UN Under Sec-Gen i/c of UN relief operation to Bangladesh and dep co-ordinator of UN emergency assistance to Zambia 1973; UNDP NY: dep asst admin and dep regnl dir for Latin America 1974-76, dir Admins Unit for Special Assignments 1976, asst dep admin 1976, asst admin and dir Bureau for Prog Policy and Evaluation 1977-78, asst Sec-Gen UN Dept of Tech Co-operation for Devpt 1978-87, special rep of Sec-Gen for co-ordination of int assistance following Mexico earthquake 1985-87, chm Advsy Gp on review of UN World Food Cncl 1985-86, special co-ordinator of UN Sec-Gen to ensure implementation of Gen Assembly resolution on fin and admin reform of the UN 1986-87; special rep of UN Sec-Gen for Bolivia 1982-92, rep UN Sec-Gen at Conf for the Adoption of a Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances 1988, sec-gen Eighth UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders Havana 1990, special rep of the UN Sec-Gen for Peru 1990-92, Sec-Gen's co-ordinator for addressing the effects of the Chernobyl disaster 1991-92, Sec-Gen's personal rep to co-ordinate UN efforts to counter impact of burning oilfields in Kuwait and region 1991-92; DG UN office Vienna, under sec gen UN, head Centre for Social Devpt and Humanitarian Affrs 1987-92, co-ordinator of all UN drug control related activities 1987-91, under sec-gen and special rep of UN Sec-Gen for Angola and head UN Angolan Verification Mission (UNAVEM II) 1992-93, ind conslt and advsr to Pres and Govt of Bolivia 1993-1997 and 2002-06, advsr to the UN Sec-Gen on peacekeeping, post-conflict peacebuilding and training troops for peacekeeping missions and to various govts 1994-2003; lectr and author; memb Bd of Tstees Help Age Int 1993-97, memb Advsy Cncl on UN Studies Yale Univ 1994-, memb Cncl of Advsrs Oxford Res Gp 1996-, chm Expert Advsy Gp to Lessons Learned Unit UN Dept Peacekeeping Operations 1996-2002, patron and memb Bd British-Angola Forum 1998-2009, memb Int Advsy Cncl UN Intellectual History Project 1999-2010, memb Strategic Devpt Bd Univ of Durham Global Security Inst 2011-; memb Jimmy Carter's Int Cncl for Conflict Prevention 2001-; vice-pres UK UN Assoc, hon life vice-pres Br Assoc of Former UN Civil Servants (BAFUNCS) 2010-; subject of documentary `Nine Lives' BBC4 2002; Sir Brian Urquhart Award for Distinguished Services to the UN 2011; hon fell Newnham Coll Cambridge; Hon LLD: Univ of Essex 1994, Univ of Westminster 1996, Univ of Cambridge 2004; Hon DSc (Econ) Univ of London 1998; foreign honours: Commandeur Ouissam Alaouite (Morocco) 1972, Dama Gran Cruz Condor of the Andes (Bolivia) 1986, Das Grosse Goldene Ehrenzeichen am Bande (Austria) 1993, Reves Peace Prize William & Mary Coll USA 1993, Grand Offr Order of Bernardo O'Higgins 2006 (Chile)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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