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Tanzanian economist appointed to head UNEP

Tanzanian economist appointed to head UNEP

22 May 2018 Tuesday 16:36
Tanzanian economist appointed to head UNEP

By Azania Post Reporter

THE former World Bank advisor, Joyce Msuya has been appointed as deputy executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Msuya, a Tanzanian was appointed this week by Antonio Guterrez, who is the Secretary General of United Nations (UNO).

She has for last year served as Adviser to the World Bank VicePresident, East Asia and Pacific Region.

Accorrding to the UN, she will succeed Ibrahim Thiaw of Mauritania, to whom the SecretaryGeneral is grateful for his dedicated service and leadership during his tenure.

She brings to the position more than 20 years of extensive experience in the field of international development, spanning corporate, strategy, operations, knowledge management and partnerships, with diverse assignments in Africa, Latin America and Asia.

Azania Post

Updated: 22.05.2018 16:54
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