BREAKING NEWS

Metro

World

Spiritual

7 Jun 2018

Another Nigerian Gets Top UN Position

A year after the United Nations appointed Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed as its Deputy Secretary-General, the international body has named another Nigerian woman to one of its top posts in Africa.
The appointment of Ahunna Eziakonwa as Assistant Administrator, Director, United Nations Development Programme’s Regional Bureau for Africa was disclosed in a statement made available to APO, a public relations firm.

Ms. Eziakonwa will succeed Abdoulaye Mar Dieye of Senegal who has assumed the role of Director for UNDP’s Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, the statement said.

Until her latest appointment, Ms Eziakonwa served in several capacities at the UN over several years, most recently as UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Ethiopia since 2015.

Before that, she served as Resident Coordinator in Uganda and Lesotho, and held several posts with the Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

She was also Chief of the Africa Section in New York and served in a number of field duty stations (Liberia, Sierra Leone), the statement said.

She also worked for the UN Departments of Peacekeeping Operations and Public Information in New York.

Before joining the United Nations, Ms. Eziakonwa held a series of senior positions with civil society organisations in Africa.

She holds a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in New York, with a focus on Economic and Political Development, as well as a bachelor’s of Education degree, English and Literary Studies from the University of Benin, Nigeria.

SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW ⬇

PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇

Loading...

SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US VIA EMAIL: INFO@247NIGERIANEWSUPDATE.CO

RECEIVE NEWS VIA OUR WHATSAPP, KINDLY TEXT +234 701 056 0394 TO ADD YOU

CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR NEWS UPDATE

CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON TWITTER FOR INSTANT NEWS UPDATE: @247NGNEWSUPDATE

CLICK HERE TO JOIN MILLIONS AROUND THE GLOBE TO READ NEWS ON OUR FACEBOOK FAN PAGE

FOR INSTANT UPDATES ON INSTAGRAM CLICK HERE

RECEIVE INSTANT NEWS UPDATE VIA OUR BBM BROADCAST: D3EDEFDF

Post a Comment

 
Copyright © 2015 247 Nigeria News Update
Website by Tech Guardian