David  Khoudour

David Khoudour

Human Mobility Advisor, Recovery Solution and Human Mobility Team, UNDP

David Khoudour is Human Mobility Advisor within the Recovery Solution and Human Mobility Team at the UNDP Crisis Bureau in New York City. Prior to his current assignment, David worked as Regional Migration Advisor at the Regional Centre for Latin America and the Caribbean in Panama and, before that, as Advisor for Migration and Development at the UNDP Colombia office, supporting the Presidency of the Republic of Colombia in its response to the Venezuelan migration crisis. Before joining UNDP in 2018, David was the Head of the Migration and Skills Unit at the OECD Development Centre, in Paris, and the chair of the KNOMAD Thematic Working Group on Policy and institutional coherence. Until 2010, he was a researcher at the CEPII, a French economic think-tank, and a lecturer at HEC Paris, the University Paris Nanterre and Sciences Po, from where he holds a PhD in Economics. David was also a Fulbright scholar at the University of California-Berkeley, a professor of economics and the head of the Observatory on international migration at the Universidad Externado de Colombia in Bogota, as well as a consultant for the ILO and the IOM.