Who's who in #globaldev: June 2018 appointments

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner. Photo by: Freya Morales / UNDP / CC BY-NC-ND

United Nations

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed four new individuals to join the U.N. Development Programme’s senior leadership team.

Ahunna Eziakonwa of Nigeria, who most recently served as U.N. resident coordinator and UNDP resident representative in Ethiopia, will lead the regional bureau for Africa. Ulrika Modeér, Sweden’s state secretary for international development cooperation and climate, will be the new director of UNDP’s Bureau for External Relations and Advocacy.

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    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.