William Myers, MPA, Ed.D. has spent much of his professional career addressing international child protection issues. He is retired from the United Nations, where he served with UNICEF and the International Labour Office, where he developed particular interest in the issues of protecting working and street children. He is he author or coauthor of various scholarly books and articles on these topics. He also had a parallel career in the U.S. and abroad in socially and ecologically sustainable rural development. These two lines of interest have come together in his current focus on children, youth and intergenerational collaboration in the growing global climate emergency, in which he is involved as both activist and academic. He has long been associated with IICRD, twice serving as President of its board of directors and currently as a Board Director.
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