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Biography - MS. ANITA KIKI GBEHO – RC, UNDP

Ms. Kiki Gbeho is the current United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)  Resident Representative to Namibia. She hails from Ghana. Prior to her current assignment, Ms. Gbeho served the United Nations for over 20 years in various complex environments including in Cambodia, Angola, Iraq, Sudan and Somalia. She also served at the United Nations Headquarters in New York managing United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHAs) operations in East and Southern Africa. She also headed the OCHA Somalia office during the severe drought crises in the Horn of Africa and the 2011 Somalia famine. 
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About the Resident Coordinator

A United Nations Resident Coordinator is the highest United Nations official and the chief of UN diplomatic mission in a country (except when there is a mission of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations or similar, in which case the Special Representative of the Secretary- General is the highest official). It confers the same rank as an Ambassador of a foreign state. The resident coordinator is the designated representative of the UN secretary general and leader of United Nations Country Team of Agencies such as UNICEF, WHO, WFP. The function is usually performed by the Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme.   Role of the Resident Coordinator System - Policies and Guidelines. Delivering as One (DaO) –  Standard Operating Procedure Management and Accountability System for the UN development system and Resident Coordinator System
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