Ameerah Haq

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Ameerah Haq is a Bangladeshi technocrat. In April,2012, she is appointed as United Nations Under-Secretary-General for the Department of Field Support, thus becoming the highest-ranking Bangladeshi official at the United Nations. Haq also served as the Secretary-General's Special Representative for Timor-Leste and Head of the United Nations Integrated Mission in East Timor (UNMIT).

Haq joined the UN in 1976.

Previously held positions at UN[edit]

1. Special Representative of the Secretary-General for East Timor and Head of the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT).
2. Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General as well as United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator for Sudan
3. Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator for Afghanistan.
4. Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Director, Bureau of Crisis Prevention & Recovery, at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Headquarters in New York.

She has 37 years of United Nations career service (19 in the field and 18 at headquarters) and is considered by US as a seasoned and skilled negotiator as well as consensus-builder.

Education[edit]

She completed Bachelor of Arts from Western College in Oxford, Ohio and later has performed Community organization and planning and in business administration from Western College for Women, Columbia University and New York University. [1]

Family[edit]

Ms. Haq has two children.

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