Board of Members - “Dr. Ulf Kristoffersson”

Established the UNAIDS Office on AIDS, Security and Humanitarian Response Serving as the Director, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Office for Security and Humanitarian Response Initiated UNAIDS substantive relationship with the Department of Peacekeeping Operations; negotiated the establishment of HIV/AIDS focal points in 16 peacekeeping operations; Initiated a comprehensive programme to promote HIV/AIDS prevention and awareness for young recruits within uniformed services; Led the drafting and field-testing of guidelines for interventions to prevent HIV/AIDS in emergency and humanitarian situations; mobilized funding for implementation of the guidelines in several pilot countries.


  • He has served as the Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Burundi and Kampala.

  • Responsible for the care and protection of 75,000 returnees to Burundi, and 300,000 refugees to Kampala from Tanzania and Rwanda including the delivering of basic health and education services and the negotiation of land rights and reintegration into communities.

  • He also served with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Emergency Programmes ;providing support and guidance to UNICEF emergency programmes worldwide

  • I can continue with his achievements. He is faculty on George Washington University and Lund University in Sweden.

  • Maitri has the honour and priviledge of Dr Ulf Kristoffersson as the Chair of Maitri Board.