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Newly appointed UN resident coordinator assumes Office; presents credentials to IEC Chair


LALITPUR: The newly appointed Resident Coordinator of the United Nations System’s Operational Activities for Development in Nepal and the Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Jamie McGoldrick, called on the Chairman of the Interim Election Council of Ministers, Khil Raj Regmi on Tuesday and presented the Letter of Credentials to him.

According to a statement issued by the UN office in Kathmandu, immediately prior to coming to Nepal, McGoldrick was the Resident Coordinator in Georgia. Before this, McGoldrick worked at the UN office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Geneva, Switzerland. He has served as Chief of Humanitarian Coordination Support Section (2009) and as Chief of OCHA’s Humanitarian Reform Support Unit (2006-2008), according to a press statement issued by Kathmandu-based mission of UNDP.

“I feel privileged to be taking up this assignment in Nepal. I am looking forward to, together with the UN Country Team, working closely with the Government of Nepal for the people of Nepal,” McGoldrick said while assuming his office.

McGoldrick began his career as a news producer and researcher with a number of TV production companies in the United Kingdom, such as BBC, Sky TV, Channel 4 and Middle East Broadcasting. Over his career McGoldrick has also worked with the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC); International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) and Save the Children Fund (UK). From 1995 to 2009 Mr. Jamie McGoldrick has taken positions for OCHA of increasing responsibility in headquarters in in New York and Geneva as well as serving in, amongst other countries, Tajikistan, Sierra Leone, West Bank and Pakistan. McGoldrick, an Irish national, is a political science graduate. He arrived in Nepal on 10 August 2013

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