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As per well-established practice worldwide, in the Islamic Republic of Iran the UN Resident Coordinator (RC) heads the UN system. At the moment, UN in I.R. of Iran is in a transition period and there are Ad Interim RCs in place.

At the same time, the UNDP Deputy Resident Representative is the Ad Interim UNDP Resident Representative. Ms. Anne Marie Sloth Carlsen assists in this function and is responsible for day to day operations of UNDP Iran.

 

 

IR-Anne Marie

Ms. Anne Marie Sloth Carlsen, a national of Denmark, has served with UNDP for almost 8 years in in New York and Seoul and prior to that more than 20 years as a diplomat her native country.  Ms. Carlsen’s postings have been as follows:

March 2018 - Present    Resident Representative a.i., UNDP, Islamic Republic of Iran

2016 - Present      Deputy Resident Representative, UNDP, Islamic Republic of Iran

2016 - 2016          Senior Advisor, UNDP Bureau for Development Policy/Sustainable Development Cluster

2014 - 2015          Director UNDP Seoul Policy Centre for Global Development Partnerships, Rep. of Korea

2012  -2013         Senior Policy Advisor, UNDP Bureau for Development Policy/Environment and Energy Group, New York, USA

2008 - 2012         Climate Change Advisor (on secondment), UNDP Bureau for Development Policy/Environment and Energy Group, New York, USA

2001 - 2008        Deputy Head of Department for the Environment, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen, Denmark

1997 - 2001        Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Denmark to the UN in Geneva, Switzerland

1996 - 1997        Head of World Bank Section, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen, Denmark

1993 - 1996        Deputy Head of Secretariat for the Minister for Nordic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen, Denmark

1990 - 1993        1st Secretary, Embassy of Denmark, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

1988 - 1990        Desk officer, Department for Budget and Organization, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen, Denmark

1986 - 1988        Desk officer, Department for East Africa, DANIDA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen, Denmark           

Ms. Carlsen holds a degree in public administration and political science Candidata Administrationis Politicae, from the University of Copenhagen where she also studied French language and culture. She also studied one year at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris, France, and one year at the Ed Murrow School of Journalism at Washington State University, USA.                                   

She is accompanied with her husband, Per Martin Larsen, and has an adult son.

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