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                                Board of Trustees

The Board is composed of 5 experts with relevant experience in the field of trafficking in persons, and is appointed by the Secretary-General with due regard to geographical representation to serve a three-year term.

The Trust Fund is managed by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime, which as Fund Manager, provides technical assistance to the Board of Trustees and administers the Fund. 


Trust Fund Board December 2013 - December 2016:

Ms. Saisuree Chutikul (Thailand)
Ms. Joy Ngozi Ezeilo (Nigeria)
Ms. Benita Ferrero-Waldner* (Austria)
Ms. Virna Luque Ferro (Panama)
Ms. Ketevan Khutsishvili (Georgia)


*Ms. Benita Ferrero-Waldner was appointed as Chairperson by the Members of the Board in April 2014.



United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons board members (clockwise from top right): Ms. Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Ms. Saisuree Chutikul, Ms. Ketevan Khutsishvili and Ms. Virna Luque Ferro (not pictured, Ms. Joy Ngozi Ezeilo).