Pak-Cord: a Pakistani Podcast

#47 - UN Development in Pakistan

Episode Summary

Today’s guest is Ignacio Artaza - Resident Representative at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Pakistan. He has more than 20 years of experience in development cooperation and humanitarian aid. He has served as the UNDP Country Director in Egypt, and has held various positions in UNDP since 1999 - including in New York, Moldova, Sudan, as well as in the occupied Palestinian territories. Before this, he worked with Doctors without Borders in emergency relief operations in Ecuador, Iran, and Mozambique. Based on all this, it’s safe to say he is extremely well-travelled and brings an incredible amount of experience to his post as Resident Representative at UNDP Pakistan. Ignacio has been living in Pakistan for a number of years. We will be asking him questions about his experience during his time here, and Ignacio will also give us insight into what UNDP is contributing for the betterment of Pakistan. Global UNDP website: hdr.undp.org Pakistani UNDP website: pk.undp.org

Episode Notes

Today’s guest is Ignacio Artaza - Resident Representative at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Pakistan.

He has more than 20 years of experience in development cooperation and humanitarian aid. He has served as the UNDP Country Director in Egypt, and has held various positions in UNDP since 1999 - including in New York, Moldova, Sudan, as well as in the occupied Palestinian territories.

Before this, he worked with Doctors without Borders in emergency relief operations in Ecuador, Iran, and Mozambique. Based on all this, it’s safe to say he is extremely well-travelled and brings an incredible amount of experience to his post as Resident Representative at UNDP Pakistan.

Ignacio has been living in Pakistan for a number of years. We will be asking him questions about his experience during his time here, and Ignacio will also give us insight into what UNDP is contributing for the betterment of Pakistan.

Global UNDP website: hdr.undp.org

Pakistani UNDP website: pk.undp.org