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SORNAMPILLAI CHIDAMBARANATHAN

Background

  • CHIDAMBARANATHAN, SORNAMPILLAI was born on April 28, 1930 in Kambankulam, India.

  • Education

    • University of Madras, 1951-1954, Bachelor of Science (Honours), 1954-1955, Master of Science. Spoken languages: English, Tamil.

    Career

    • Director, Office(s) in North America, United Nations University, United Nations since 1989. Executive Officer, Office of the Rector, United Nations University, Tokyo, 1980-1988. Senior Governmental & Institutional Relations Officer, United Nations University, Tokyo, 1976-1980.

      General Secretary, World University Service, Geneva, 1968-1975. Chairman, Special Committee(s) on the Second Development Decade, Geneva, 1970-1974. Association Secretary-General, 1967, Association Secretary, 1961-1966, World University Service, Geneva, 1961-1966.

      Executive Secretary, Indian National Committee(s), World University Service, Madras, India, 1958-1960. Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Madras, 1955-1958.

    Membership

    Member: International House of Japan, Tokyo. International Union of Health Education, Paris.

    Personality

    Interests

    Honourary Secretary & Vice President, International Council of Voluntary Agencies, Geneva, 1969-1975. International Member, Centre for Refugee Studies, York University, Toronto, Canada, since 91. Reading; classical music.

    Walking; swimming; cross-country skiing.

    Connections

    • Spouse Leela Subramanaiam, National of India.
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