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At IDA, we have an international network for humanitarian projects, in tandem with educational institutions, civil society organisations, social workers, etc., with a volunteer base of over 1500. 

H.E. Mr. Xavier Hernandes, Trustee/ BOG

Dr. Dominic F Dixon®, Executive Director

Mr. Stephen M, Officer on Special Duty - OSD to the Executive Director

Dr. Regi Cherian, Representative, North America


Justice M. Venkata Ramana

Council Member | Vice Chair, Law & Justice

Positions: Special Judge, Central Bureau of Investigation

Special Judge for Anti-Corruption Bureau cases, Principal District Judge at Warangal

Mr. M. Dana Kishore, IAS (Indian Administrative Service)

Council Member | Vice Chair, UN SDG6

Positions: Managing Director, Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board

Commissioner and Director of Municipal Administration (CDMA)

Recipient of Prime Minister Excellence Award in National Rural Employment generation Programme (NREGP)

Ms. Leema Rose, India Coordinator, ZERO HUNGER

Mr. Nifty Fernandes, Coordinator, homeless and destitute

Controller of Accounts and Financial Audit - SRA (HQ)

Mr. Ronatus Pinto, Manager of Accounts and Financial Audit (SRA)


Chethan Patel C.J.


Phone: +1 97422-64651




Ambassador Ashok Sajjanhar,

ADVISOR for  Diplomatic Affairs UNADAP

Former Ambassador of India to Kazakhstan, Sweden and Latvia

Former Secretary/Principal Executive Officer, National Foundation for Communal Harmony, Government of India

President, Institute of Global Studies


Prof. Lori A Zenuk-Nishide

ADVISOR for Quality Education and International Relations - UNADAP

Associate Professor, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies

Advisor - NMUN, TEMUN, Co-founder - JUEMUN


Dr. Xerxes T Seposo

ADVISOR for Climate Action and Policy Making - UNADAP

Assistant Professor
School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health
Nagasaki University

Expert in Climate change and Environmental Health


Dr. Jérémie GM Bride

ADVISOR for Good Health and Social InclusionUNADAP

Assistant Professor, University of Tsukuba

Member- Task Force for Youth and Sport in the Asia Pacific, UNESCO Office in Bangkok


Prof. Craig A Smith

ADVISOR for Peace and Community Building- UNADAP

Director of the Community Engagement Center, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies

Co-founder & Advisor - JUEMUN, TEMUN, MUEMUN

Editorial Board of Journal, UNESCO Member


The Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the organisation's governing body. The Board formulates principles and policies to govern the organisation's activities and operations; approves the work programme; adopts the budget; reviews the structure and composition of staffing and performs other statutory functions, including considering the methods of financing the organisation with a view to ensuring the effectiveness of its future operations, their continuity and the organisation's autonomous character within the framework of the Trust Aims and Objectives and the UNECOSOC & UNFCCC.


The Board is composed of a highly diverse group of distinguished officials who are appointed by UNADAP's Board of Governors, in consultation with the Board of Trustees. Trustees are eligible for a maximum of two consecutive, four-year terms.

Chairperson of the Board of Governors

The Chairperson of the Board of Governors parallely serves as the appellate authority and heads the Internal Affairs (IA).

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee reviews the programme budget, financial statements, resource mobilization strategies and related documents, and provides recommendations to the Board for decisions.

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