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President Biden announced his intent to nominate Lisa Carty to be Representative of the United States of America on the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations with the rank of Ambassador and Alternate Representative to the United Nations General Assembly. The WH released the following brief bio:
Lisa Carty, Nominee for Representative of the United States of America on the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations with the rank of Ambassador and Alternate Representative to the United Nations General Assembly
Lisa A. Carty is Director for Humanitarian Financing and Resource Mobilization with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. She has worked for more than three decades in multilateral diplomacy, including on humanitarian, global health and development issues. Carty has had leadership roles in both the public and non-profit sectors including twenty-five years as a diplomat with the U.S. Foreign Service with overseas assignments in Asia, the Middle East and Russia. Her United Nations career has included work with the United Nations Relief Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees, as well as positions with the Joint United Nations Program on AIDS.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Carty helped lead the work of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Health Program and was a senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. She speaks French.
As #COVID19 has shown, the links between pandemic response and humanitarian intervention are complex and under-appreciated. On Tues. 4/13, @johntmonahan will speak with Lisa Carty on her experience with @UN, @UNAIDS, and other humanitarian efforts.
— Georgetown Global Health Initiative (@GUGlobalHealth) April 9, 2021
@VP Kamala Harris ceremonially swears in Ambassador William Burns as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (@CIA) in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC on March 23, 2021. Burn's wife Lisa Carty holds the Bible. Pool Photo by Ken Cedeno/UPI pic.twitter.com/2dLKCUfPcn
— UPI Photos (@UPIPhotos) March 23, 2021
— AIDSFree (@AIDSFreeGen) September 14, 2016