Resident Representative a.i.
Ms. Aliona Niculita assumed her functions as UNDP Resident Representative
a.i. on August 28, 2020 and as UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Pakistan on 26 August 2019. Her responsibility includes both programme and operations. Ms. Aliona Niculita has more than 25 years of experience in development cooperation. Ms. Niculita has been associated as UNDP Resident Representative a.i. and Deputy Resident Representative in the Kyrgyz Republic since 2015, prior to which she held various positions in the field and headquarters such as Deputy Country Director in the Republic of Tajikistan, Senior Assistant Resident Representative and Programme Analyst in Moldova, South Coordinator in Kyrgyzstan, programme specialist on detail assignment in the Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS at HQ in New York. Ms. Niculita started her career in 1993 as public servant with the Government of Moldova. Ms. Niculita holds degrees in law from the Law Academy and History from the State University of Moldova.
Agnes has over 15 years of experience in UN Operations Management. Since 2015, she has been working in Pakistan as International Operations Manager at the UNFPA Country Office. She served as Programme Finance Assistant (1997 – 2002) and later as Head of Resource Management Unit (2001 – 2014) at the UNDP Bratislava Regional Center. In 2014, she assisted the UNFPA CO Sierra Leone during the Ebola outbreak as Operations Manager.
Agnes is Slovak national of Hungarian origin and holds a Master’s Degree of Environmental Chemistry and Technologies from the Slovak Technical University, Bratislava.