UN: The new UN resident coordinator and UN Development Programme (UNDP) resident representative, Gerald Daly, presented his credentials to foreign minister Damcho Dorji today, according to a foreign affairs ministry press release.

Before his appointment to Bhutan as the UN resident coordinator and UNDP resident representative, Gerald Daly worked as a policy advisor and team leader with the UN Development Operations Coordination Office in New York from 2011. He has also served as the World Food Programme country director and representative in Thimphu from February 2003 to June 2007.

Gerald Daly is an Irish citizen. He succeeds Christina Carlson who served from July 2013 to August 2016.

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