UN Team

Resident Coordinator, United Nations in Bhutan Mr. Gerald Daly  is the Resident Coordinator of the UN in Bhutan since March 2017. Prior to his appointment as RC for Bhutan, Gerald served as Policy Adviser and Team Leader of Programme, Joint Funding and Business Operations in the UN Development Group (2011-2017). His focus areas included ensuring […]

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Assistant Resident Representative, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Mr. Chadho Tenzin is the Assisstant Resident Representative of FAO. He is the first agricultural economist professional in the country at undergraduate level He graduated from the Washington State University (US) under FAO scholarship and went to the University of Bradford, under European Union scholarship, for graduate […]

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Resident Representative United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Ms. Azusa Kubota was previously Country Manager and Head of UN Joint Presence Office in Solomon Islands for UNDP, UNICEF and UNWOMEN, and led the design and implementation of UN joint programmes in support of peace building, social cohesion and elections prior to and post withdrawal of Regional […]

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National Programme Coordinator, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Ms. Tandin Wangmo Tandin Wangmo brings a diverse professional portfolio with her. Prior to joining UNODC, she was the Executive Director of RENEW. She consulted with Bhutan’s Institute of Management Studies on numerous social issues – including those related to gender, youth, program design […]

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Mr. Will Parks, Representative of UNICEF Bhutan Country Office. For the last 26 years in over 40 countries, Will has led the design and management of programmes that have achieved strong results for children as well as built the capacities of communities, governments, civil society organizations, academia, the private sector, media, and international agencies. He […]

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Assistant Resident Representative, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Yeshey Dorji is the Assistant Resident Representative of UNFPA Bhutan Country Office. Mr. Yeshey joined UNFPA in October 2004 and oversees UNFPA programme and operations in Bhutan in close collaboration with the Royal Government.  Prior to his assignment with UNFPA, he served as a civil servant with […]

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Head Of Office, World Food Programme (WFP) Mr. Svante Helms is the Head of Office of WFP Bhutan Country Office. He has been a part of the UN system since 2005 and has worked in different positions in Tanzania, Johannesburg, Nepal, Egypt and China. Prior to his arrival in Bhutan in August 2018, he was […]

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Representative, World Health Organization (WHO) Dr Rui Paulo de Jesus is the WHO Representative to Bhutan. Prior to his current appointment, Dr Rui worked at WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia in New Delhi, India, in various capacities as the Coordinator, Country Support and Coordination and Regional Adviser for Communicable Disease Department.  He joined WCO Bhutan […]

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Mr. Kiran Subedi is the National Project Coordinator with International Trade Centre responsible for implementation of EU-Bhutan Trade Support project in collaboration with Gross National Happiness Commission and in partnership with Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Agency for Promotion of Indigenous Crafts, CSOs and private sector. He joined ITC in October […]

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