Martin Khor (born 1951 in Penang, Malaysia) is the Executive Director of the South Centre (an intergovernmental organisation of developing countries based in Geneva, Switzerland) since 1 March 2009. He replaced Dr. Yash Tandon who was the Executive Director of the South Centre from 2005 to 2009. Mr. Khor is also a journalist, economist and the former Director of the Third World Network which is based in Penang, Malaysia.
He is also a member of the UN Secretary-General's Task Force on Environment and Human Settlements since 1997, and a member of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry's National Committee on Multilateral Trade Issues in Malaysia. He has been Vice-Chair of the Working Group of Experts on the Right to Development under the UN Commission on Human Rights.
- about the WSF "That is a new global relationship between countries that promote the weak rather than the strong"
- about the patent system and intellectual property in general "One of the solutions is finding ways to promote innovation and to reward good work without necessarily using the intellectual property system, because it may not be the right system to provide rewards all the time."
- Bach, Amandine. "The third European Social Forum, 14-17 October 2004, London". Archived from the original on February 28, 2005.
- Helsinki Process on Globalisation and Democracy Members Archived 2007-07-06 at the Wayback Machine.
- "How can Financial Crises be Prevented? In Focus: Financial Market Regulations".
- "Mobilising political will - Report from the Helsinki Process on Globalisation and Democracy". Archived from the original on 2007-06-22.
- "Staff & Board of Directors". ifg.org. Retrieved October 14, 2017.
- Jin, Soo EwE (January 30, 2010). "Up close & personal with Martin Khor". Star Publications. Retrieved April 26, 2012.
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