External advisors: UNICEF's Social and Economic Policy Advisory Board

Andrea Cornia

Professor of Development Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Florence; former Director of World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University and former Chief Economist at UNICEF

Andy Sumner

Research Fellow in the Vulnerability and Poverty Reduction Team at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), and Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Global Development, Washington, DC

Ann Jellema

International Director of Policy, Campaigns, Women's Rights and Education at ActionAid

Bob Deacon

Emeritus Professor of International Social Policy, Sheffield University and United Nations University Bruges (UNUCRIS)

Denys Correl

Executive Secretary of the International Council on Social Welfare (ICSW)

Duncan Green

Head of Research for Oxfam GB

Frances Stewart

Professor of Development Economics, Univesity of Oxford, and Director of Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity (CRISE), UK Department for International Development

Gabriele Koehler

Visiting Fellow, Institute of Development Studies; former senior staff at UNICEF and UNCTAD

Jessica Espey

Development Policy Advisor, Save the Children

Kevin Watkins

Senior fellow at the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution; former director and lead author of the UNESCO's Education for All Global Monitoring Report and UNDP's Human Development Report

Liz Gibbons

Visiting Scientist, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University and Distinguished Fellow, Kozmetsky Center of Excellence in Global Finance, St. Edwards University; former Deputy Director, Policy and Practice, UNICEF


Max Lawson

Head of Development Finance and Public Services, Oxfam GB

Michael Cichon

Director, Social Security Department, International Labour Organization (ILO)

Naila Kaaber

Professor of Gender and Development, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London

Nora Lustig

Professor of Latin American Economics, Tulane University; former Director of the Poverty Group at UNDP and Chief of the Poverty and Ineqality Unit at the Inter-American Development Bank


Nuria Molina

Director of Policy and Research, Save the Children

Roberto Bissio

Executive Director of Social Watch

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

Professor of International Affairs at the New School; former Director UNDP Human Development Report

Sarah Cook

Director, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)

Sir Richard Jolly

Research Associate, Institute of Development Studies (UDS); former Assistant Secretary General UNICEF

Soren Ambrose

International Policy Manager of ActionAid International

Steen Jorgensen

Sector Director for Human Development in the Middle East and North Africa Region of the World Bank; former Director Social Development, World Bank
Thomas Pogge
Timo Voipio
Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs, Yale University; Director of Yale's Health Impact Fund
Chair Poverty Reduction Network (POVNET), OECD-DAC Paris, and Senior Adviser for Global Social Policy Finland