On January 1, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, with the approval of the host government, appointed Amanda Koji Mukwasi of Zambia as the UN Resident Coordinator of Resoto.
For over 25 years, Mukwashi has devoted himself to public services, poverty reduction, intergovernmental and non-governmental inequity and inequality, and has held leadership positions in the United Nations and outside the United Nations. Within the organization, she was responsible for volunteer knowledge and innovation and advisory services for the United Nations Volunteers Program in Germany. She has also worked on gender, population and development national assistance programs at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Zambia.
Outside the United Nations, she recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Christian Aid, an international development and humanitarian non-governmental organization operating in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. Prior to that, he held senior positions in the Global Nonprofit Overseas Volunteer Services (VSO International) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa in Zambia.
Published author and award-winning CEO, Mukwashi, a councilor of the UK-based think tank Demos, was a black ambassador on Thursday and was a World Council of Churches gender-based violence. Raising awareness about. She has also served part-time as a councilor of the UK International Development Network (BOND), chairman of the pan-African feminist organization Akina Mama wa Afrika, and a councilor of the UK Disaster Emergency Commission.
She holds a master’s degree in international economic law from the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom and a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Zambia.
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