MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Ms. Marta Roig
Masters (including MRes, MBA, MPA), Institut d'Etudes Politiques
Current or most recent Employer

Senior Social Affairs Officer, Team leader

United Nations
Time in Post - 7

Organisation Type: Intergovernmental organisation

Regional Expertise

Disciplinary or professional background

Development Studies, Policy/political advocacy (including human rights), Social/Public Policy, Sociology

Contact Info


United Nations Secretariat S-2946 New York, NY 10017
Current Areas of Policy Interest

Poverty or deprivation reduction ( 7 years )

Poverty or deprivation measurement ( 7 years )

Public Policy ( 20 years )

Social protection

Labour and employment policies ( 10 years )


Academic publications
-Roig, Marta and J. Recano (2012). The Impact of the Global Fincial Crisis on Migration to and Remittance Flows from Spain. In: Sirkeci, I.Cohen, J.H. and D. Ratha (eds.). Migration and Remittances During the Global Fincial Crisis and Beyond, The Worl

Academic conferences
ASSA (annual), PAA.

Professional or Trade Press



Social Media

Policy Reports
Reports of the Secretary-General on social development issues, including poverty, inequality, empowerment, employment, social inclusion (responsible for one or more reports per year).


UN (2013). Report on the World Social Situation 2013 - Inequality Matters UN (2016). Report on the World Social Situation 2016 - Leaving No One Behind: The Imperative of Inclusive Development. (Team leader for both reports).