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Gillian Sorensen

United Nations Foundation

Gillian Sorensen

Gillian Martin Sorensen is senior advisor at the United Nations Foundation. She is a national advocate on matters related to the United Nations and the United States-United Nations relationship. 

From 1997–2003 she served as assistant secretary-general for external relations at the United Nations. Previously she was special adviser for public policy to Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali (1993–1996).

Sorensen earlier served for more than 12 years (1978-1990) on appointment by Mayor Edward I. Koch as New York city commissioner for the United Nations and Consular Corps.  

Last Updated: July 3, 2017