Matilde Mordt of Sweden appointed UN Resident Coordinator in Serbia

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Matilde Mordt of Sweden as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Serbia, with the host Government’s approval, starting on 1 June.

Ms. Mordt brings more than 30 years of experience and technical knowledge on the Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals, environment and climate change, governance issues, social policy, and disaster risk reduction.

Previously she served as UN Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Ecuador; as team leader for the sustainable development group at UNDP´s regional Hub for Latin America and the Caribbean in Panama; and in different capacities with UNDP in Nicaragua, Paraguay, Argentina and at headquarters in NY, as well as for UN agencies, cooperation agencies and IFIs. She has conducted research, published, and lectured on international politics of sustainable development, resilience and climate change, amongst other.

Ms. Mordt holds a PhD in Human and Economic Geography with specialization on livelihoods and sustainability, a master’s degree in international economics and business administration, and a Bachelor in social studies from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

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