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Gwyn Lewis made new UNRC in Bangladesh

By :The Report
Published : May 12, 2022 12:40:00 PM | Latest

Gwyn Lewis of Ireland has been appointed as the UN Resident Coordinator (UNRC) in Bangladesh, with the host government's approval.


She is replacing Mia Seppo, who served as UN Resident Coordinator until December, 2021.


With more than 20 years of experience in international development, peacebuilding, and humanitarian affairs, Lewis previously served as Director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Affairs in the West Bank, and Deputy Director of Programmes for UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, according to a UN statement.


Gwyn Lewis also managed the Global Clusters Coordination section in the Emergency Division of Unicef in Geneva and worked for the Food and Agriculture Organization.