Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2002
Ensuring sustainable livelihoods:

challenges for governments, corporates, and civil society at Rio+10
8 - 11 February 2002, New Delhi

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Mr Shafqat Kakakhel
Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi
United Nations Assistant Secretary General



14 March 1944 Born in Peshawar, Pakistan, married with three children
1966 B.A. (Economics and Political Science), University of Peshawar, Pakistan
1968 M.A. (Political Science), University of Peshawar, Pakistan
October 1969– October 1970 Foreign Service training course in International Economics and Diplomacy at the Civil Service Academy, Lahore, Pakistan
1970–1971 Diploma in Arabic language, Middle East Centre of Arab Studies, Shemlan, Lebanon
August 1971–September 1974 Third Secretary, Pakistan Embassy Beirut, Lebanon
September 1974–February 1977 Desk Officer for the Middle East, Syria, Jordan, Palestinian Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad, Pakistan
February 1977–September 1980 Second Secretary and First Secretary, Embassy of Pakistan and Cairo, Egypt
September 1980 –January 1984 First Secretary and Counsellor, Embassy of Pakistan, Bonn, Germany
1984 Editor of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan
1984–1985 Director of Policy Planning, Pakistan
1985–1987 Assistant Director and Director, Cabinet of Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Conference, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
1987–1992 Minister and Deputy High Commissioner, New Delhi, India
1992–1994 Director-General South Asia and SAARC, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad, Pakistan
1994–1998 High Commissioner (Ambassador) of Pakistan to Kenya, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to United Nations Environment Programme and UNCHS (Habitat)
Non-Resident High Commissioner (Ambassador) to Uganda, Ethiopia and Rwanda
August 1998 United Nations Assistant-Secretary-General and Deputy Executive-Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Activities in Civic Affairs

Member of Islamabad Council for World Affairs since



  • Editor of Foreign Affairs Pakistan
  • Published by Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Authored Policy Papers for the Government of Pakistan and Parliament
  • Contributed Chapter on Foreign Policy to annual Yearbook produced by Government of Pakistan