According to the UN statement, Shombi Sharp has most recently served as United Nations Resident Coordinator in Armenia. Mr. Sharp has “devoted more than 25 years of his career to promoting inclusive and sustainable development internationally, bringing experience he has acquired at the United Nations and externally to this new position”, the UN said in the statement issued on Monday.
Within the world organisation, he most recently served as United Nations Resident Coordinator in Armenia.
Mr. Sharp has held several leadership positions at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), where he was Resident Representative in Armenia, Deputy Resident Representative in Georgia, Deputy Country Director in Lebanon, Regional HIV/AIDS Practice Team Leader for UNDP Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States in the Russian Federation, Programme Manager for the Western Balkans in New York and Assistant Resident Representative in the Russian Federation.
.@ShombiSharp has been appointed by our @UN chief @antonioguterres to lead @UNinIndia!
In this Decade of Action to achieve the #GlobalGoals, we look forward to working w/ you & our team. India is a crucial partner #ForPeopleForPlanethttps://t.co/E3x9PcKINs pic.twitter.com/x5aHkdgWGD
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He is a published author of works in health economics and was a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) ‘policy champion’ as well as a nominee for the UNDP administrator’s award.