Danièle Gelz

Project manager

Based in: UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub  

From: Luxembourg

Studied at: University of Aberdeen, European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation

Languages: English, French, German


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I'm Danièle, and I manage the Aid for Trade project.


My main areas of expertise:


  1. 1.  Poverty reduction - private sector development and sustainable local development
  2. 2.  Results based management, and project management
  3. 3.  Monitoring and evaluation



My work

As the project manager of the Aid for Trade project, I oversee activities in participating countries and support UNDP country offices with implementation of different activities.


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I've been working with UNDP now for eight years (in three different continents) and I feel extremely privileged to do this – sometimes challenging - but nevertheless always fascinating work.



Some recent achievements

2014 Helped mobilize 9 million Euro for the Aid for Trade project.


2009 Managed the Poverty Thematic Trust Fund covering more than 58 projects in over 20 countries. 


2008 Helped implement the first regional assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy in Senegal.



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