UN's New Country Head Meets Mangala And Presents Credentials
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 - 16:15
Una McCauley presented her credentials to Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, as the new Resident Coordinator for the United Nations and the Resident Representative for UNDP in Sri Lanka today (03rd).
As the most senior UN Official in the country, Ms. McCauley will lead the UN Country Team of 21 Resident and Non-Resident UN Agencies and act as the representative of the UN Secretary-General in Sri Lanka.
Prior to her appointment, Ms. McCauley served as the UNICEF Representative for Sri Lanka for four years. Previously, she was the UNICEF Representative for Panama and Togo, and has worked at the UNICEF offices in Sudan, Kenya, and Angola. With close to 15 years of experience serving within the United Nations System and an additional 7 years of experience working with children in the development sector, Ms. McCauley has been instrumental in developing policies and strategic frameworks on leading global issues in a number of countries.