Mirjana Spoljaric Egger Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (RBEC)

Mirjana Spoljaric Egger

Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (RBEC)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced on 17 August 2018 the appointment of Mirjana Spoljaric Egger of Switzerland as Assistant Administrator, Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
 
Ms. Spoljaric Egger currently serves as Head of United Nations and International Organisations Division of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, where she has been instrumental in shaping a set of coherent and relevant Swiss United Nations policies and priorities in support of the achievement of the 2030 Agenda.  She combines a strong policy background with field experience and has had several assignments in the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs in New York and in the Office of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
 
Ms. Spoljaric Egger holds a Master’s Degree in Philosophy, Economics and International Law from the University of Basel and the University of Geneva.