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Regional Directors  
| Africa | Arab States | Asia & Pacific | Europe & CIS | L. America & the Caribbean |

Africa    

Regional Team
Mr. Abdoulaye Mar Dieye  Assistant Administrator and Director, Regional Bureau for Africa. Chair of UNDG Africa   UNDP System   
Dr. Bukar Tijani  Assistant Director General, Regional Representative for Africa  FAO   
Dr. David Phir  Subregional Coordinator for Southern Africa  FAO   
Aeneas Chuma  Assistant Director General & Regional Director for Africa  ILO   
Vic van Vuuren  Director, Decent Work Support Team for Southern & East Africa  ILO   
Bernardo Mariano  Regional Director, Southern Africa  IOM   
Ashraf El Nour  Regional Director, Eastern Africa  IOM   
Ignacio Leon-Garcia  Head of Regional Office for Southern Africa  OCHA   
Patrick Lavand’Homme  Head of Regional Office for Eastern Africa/ OIC  OCHA   
Mohamane Cisse Gouro  Chief, Africa branch  OHCHR   
Yanine Poc  Regional Representative for Southern Africa  OHCHR   
Amadu Shour  Regional Representative for East Africa  OHCHR   
Sheila Tlou  Regional Director, Eastern & Southern Africa  UNAIDS   
Manuela Tortora  Chief, Technical Cooperation Service  UNCTAD   
Adeyemi Dipeolu  Capacity Development Division - Addis  UNECA   
Mounkaila Goumandakoye  Director & Regional Representative, Regional Office for Africa (ROA)  UNEP   
Mohamed Djelid  Regional Director, UNESCO Nairobi Office   UNESCO   
Julitta Onabanjo  Regional Director, East & Southern Africa   UNFPA   
Clementine Nkweta-Salami  Regional Representative, Pretoria  UNHCR   
Sharon Cooper  Head of Regional Support Hub, Nairobi  UNHCR   
Helene Hoedl  Director, UNIC Pretoria with Sub-Saharan Africa responsibilities  UNIC   
Leila Pakkala  Regional Director, Eastern & Southern Africa  UNICEF   
Mohamed Eisa  Representative  UNIDO   
Ehab Salah Ahmed  Officer-in-Charge, Southern Africa  UNODC   
Reychad Abdool  Officer-in-Charge a.i.  UNODC   
Garry Conille  Regional Director  UNOPS   
Christine Musisi  Regional Director for Eastern & Southern Africa  UN Women   
Chris Nikoi  Regional Director, Southern Africa  WFP   
Valerie Guarnieri  Regional Director, East & Central Africa  WFP   
Dr Luis Gomes Sambo  Regional Director for Africa  WHO   
Dr. M. Moeti  Coordinator, Inter-country Support Team for East & Southern Africa  WHO   

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Arab States    

Regional Team
Ms. Sima Bahous  Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator, Regional Director for Arab States and Chair of  UNDP / Regional UNDG Chair   
Ms. Nadim Khouri  Deputy Executive Secretary  ESCWA    
Ms. Rahmla Khalidi  Chief of the Strategic Directions and Partnerships Section  ESCWA   
Ms. Karima Bounemra  Director Sub-Regional Office - North Africa Rabat  ECA    
Mr. Abdessalam Ould Ahmed  Regional Representative for the Near East Cairo   FAO    
Mr. Pasquale Steduto  Deputy Regional Representative, Head of the Multidisciplinary Team for Oriental Near East, and FAO   FAO   
Ms. Nada El Nashif  Regional Director ILO Regional Office for the Arab States Beirut  ILO   
Mr. Frank Hagemann  Deputy Regional Director and Director of the Decent Work Team ILO Regional Office for the Arab Stat  ILO   
Mr. Masood Karimipour  Regional Representative Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa Cairo   ODC   
TBD   Deputy Regional Representative Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa Cairo   ODC   
TBD   Head Regional Office for the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia Cairo   OCHA   
Ms. Rema Jamous-Imseis  Deputy Regional Office for the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia Cairo   OCHA   
Mr. Abdel Salam Sidahmed  Regional Representative Head of Asia-Pacific MENA Branch Geneva   OHCHR   
Mr. Renaud Detalle  Deputy Regional Representative  OHCHR   
Ms. Yamina Chakkar  Director for the Regional Support Team for the Middle East and North Africa Cairo   UNAIDS   
Mr. Mourad Wahba   Deputy Regional Director Regional Bureau for Arab States New York   UNDP   
Ms. Alia Al Dalli   Manager Regional Centre Cairo  UNDP   
Mr. Iyad Abumoghli  Regional Representative and Regional Director UNEP Regional Office for West Asia Manama  UNEP    
Ms. Melanie Hutchinson  Delivering as One Focal Point UNEP Regional Office for West Asia Manama  UNEP   
Mr. Mohamed Abdel Ahad  Regional Director Arab States Regional Office United Nations Population Fund Cairo   UNFPA   
TBC   Deputy Regional Director Arab States Regional Office United Nations Population Fund Cairo  UNFPA   
Mr. Dyfed Aubrey Aubrey  Regional Director, a.i. of the Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS) Cairo   UNHABITAT   
Mr. Amin Awad  Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa Geneva   UNHCR   
Ms. Shoko Shimozawa  Deputy Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa Geneva  UNHCR   
Mr. Francois Reybet-Degat  Deputy Director Bureau for the Middle East and North Africa  UNHCR   
Dr. Hamed al-Hammami,  Director of the UNESCO Regional Bureau BeirutRegional Representative UNESCO Beirut   UNESCO   
Ms. Maria Calivis  Regional Director for the Middle East & North Africa Amman  UNICEF   
Ms. Hannan Sulieman  Deputy Regional Director for the Middle East & North Africa Amman   UNICEF   
Ms. Azza Morssy  Chief of the Arab Bureau, Regional Programmes and Field Representation Branch  UNIDO   
Mr. Amjad Madani Abbashar  Head - Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS) Cairo  UNISDR   
Mr. Bruce McCarron  Regional Director Europe and the Middle East Regional Office Copenhagen  UNOPS   
Mr. Moin Karim  Deputy Regional Director Europe and the Middle East Regional Office Copenhagen  UNOPS   
Mr. Richard Dictus  Executive Coordinator Bonn  UNV   
Ms. Rosemary Kalapurakal  Deputy Executive Coordinator Bonn  UNV   
Dr. Sameera Al Tuwaijri  Regional Director Arab States Regional Office (currently working out of Amman)  UNWOMEN   
Mr. Mohammad Naciri  Deputy Regional Director Arab States Regional Office Cairo  UNWOMEN   
Mr. Mohamed Diab  Regional Director Regional Bureau for Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia and Eastern Europe Ca  WFP   
Mr. Carlo Scaramella  Deputy Regional Director Regional Bureau for Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia and Eastern Eu  WFP   
Dr. Ala Alwan  World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office Cairo   WHO   
Dr. Samir Ben Yahmed  Director of Program Management (DPM) Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office Cairo   WHO   

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Asia & Pacific    

Regional Team
Mr. Haoliang Xu  Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, New York   Chair of Regional UNDG Asia-Pacific (UNDP)    
Mr. Hiroyuki Konuma  Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok  FAO   
Mr. Yoshiteru Uramoto  Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok   ILO   
Mr. Daniel Toole  Regional Director, East-Asia Pacific Regional Office, Bangkok  UNICEF EAPRO    
Ms. Karin Hulshof  Regional Director, South Asia Regional Office, Kathmandu, Nepal  UNICEF ROSA   
Ms. Nobuko Horibe  Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok   UNFPA   
Mr. Kenro Oshidari  Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok  WFP   
Mr. Nicholas Rosellini  Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, New York   UNDP   
Mr. Donald Clarke   Director, Planning and Partnerships Division, Bangkok  ESCAP   
Ms. Matilda Bogner  Regional Representative for South-East Asia , Bangkok  UNOHCHR   
Ms. Roberta Clarke  Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok   UN Women   
Mr. Bruce McCarron  Regional Director for Asia, Europe and Middle East, Copenhagen  UNOPS   
Mr. Steve Kraus  Director, Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok  UNAIDS   
Mr. Yoshinobu Fukasawa  Regional Director, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Fukuoka, Japan  UNHABITAT   
Mr. Jeremy Douglas  Regional Representative of the Regional Office for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok  UNODC   
Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh  Regional Director, Regional Office for South-East Asia, New Delhi   WHO SEARO   
Dr. Shin Young-soo  Regional Director, Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Manila   WHO WPRO   
Mr. Gwang-Jo Kim  Director, Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, Bangkok   UNESCO Bangkok   
Mr. Hubert Gijzen  Director and Representative, Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Jakarta   UNESCO Jakarta   
Mr. Chin Pen Chua  Representative and Director of Regional Office, Bangkok  UNIDO   
Mr. Kaveh Zahedi   Regional Director and Representative for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok   UNEP   
Ms. Daisy Dell  Regional Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Geneva   UNHCR   
Mr. Oliver Lacey-Hall  Head, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok   OCHA   

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Europe & CIS    

Regional Team
Ms. Kori Udovicki  Regional Director   UNDP System   
Zsuzsanna Jakab   Regional Director  WHO   
Mr. Jens Wandel   Deputy Regional Director   UNDP   
Mr. Haoliang Xu  Deputy Regional Director   UNDP   
Mr. Steven Allen   Regional Director   UNICEF   
Ms. Kirsi Madi   Deputy Regional Director   UNICEF   
Ms. Thea Fierens  Director, Regional Office  UNFPA   
Mr. Christophe Bouvier  Director and Regional Representative  UNEP   
Mr. Daniel Endres  Director European Bureau  UNHCR   
Mr. Guillermo Bettochi  Deputy Director European Bureau  UNHCR   
Kasidis Rochanakorn  Director Asia Bureau  UNHCR   
Indrika Ratwatte  Deputy Director Asia Bureau  UNHCR   
Susanne Hoffmann  Regional Director   ILO   
Ms. Alena Nesporova  Deputy Regional Director   ILO   
Fernanda Guerrieri  Assistant Director-General & Regional Representative  FAO   
Mr. Gianni Magazzeni  Chief of the Americas and Europe and Central Asia Branch  OHCHR   
Mr. Engelbert Ruoss  Director of the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe  UNESCO   
Ms. Zina Mounla  Chief, Europe and CIS section  UNIFEM    
Mr. Denis Broun  Director, Regional Support Team Europe and Central Asia   UNAIDS   
Ms. Olga Memedovic   Chief, UNIDO Europe and NIS Programme  UNIDO   
Ms. Zamira Eshmambetova   Director, Technical Cooperation Unit  UNECE   

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L. America & the Caribbean    

Regional Team
Ms. Jessica Faieta  Regional Director  UNDG CHAIR   
Mr. Raul Osvaldo Benitez  Regional Representative for LAC  FAO   
Ms. Elizabeth Tinoco  Regional Director  ILO   
Mr. Dario Alvarez  Officer in Charge  OCHA   
Ms. Carmen-Rosa Villa  Regional Representative for Central America   OHCHR   
Mr. Amerigo Incalcaterra  Regional Representative for South America  OHCHR   
Ms. Carissa Etienne  Regional Director  PAHO   
Mr. Cesar Antonio Nuñez  Regional Director for Latin America  UNAIDS   
Mr. Ernest Massiah  Regional Director for the Caribbean  UNAIDS   
Ms. Susan McDade  Deputy Regional Director  UNDP   
Ms. Margarita Astrálaga  Director and Regional Representative  UNEP   
Ms. Marcela Suazo   Regional Director  UNFPA   
Mr. Elkin Velasquez  Regional Director  UN-HABITAT   
Ms. Marta Juárez  Director of the Bureau for the Americas   UNHCR   
Mr. Bernt Aasen  Regional Director  UNICEF   
Mr. Alberto Di Liscia  Representante de ONUDI en México   UNIDO   
Mr. Ricardo Mena  Head of the Regional Office for the Americas  UNISDR   
Mr. Jorge Sequeira   Director, UNESCO Santiago- Regional Office for Education  UNESCO   
Ms. Lidia Brito  Director, UNESCO Montevideo-Regional Office for Sciences  UNESCO   
Mr. Amado de Andres  Regional Representative, Mexico Central America and the Caribbean  UNODC   
Mr. Fabrizio Feliciani  Regional Director  UNOPS   
Ms. Luiza Carvalho  Regional Centre Director  UN Women   
Mr. Miguel Barreto  Regional Director  WFP   

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