UN Women Representative to Moldova
Ulzii Jamsran, Representative to Moldova
(Photo: UN Women/Dorin Goian)
Ulziisuren Jamsran became UN Women Country Office head, and subsequently, the Country Representative for Moldova in October 2013. Ulzii has extensive experience in Moldova and the region, having worked as Gender Adviser for Moldova and Ukraine from 2010 to 2012, as Programme Manager in Moldova from 2007 to 2009, as Regional Governance Specialist in Almaty from 2005 to 2007, as Senior rural development specialist and Social Development Advisor in Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine from 1999 to 2004, and as Poverty alleviation specialist from 1994 to 1999 in Mongolia.
Ulzii’s development experience includes 21 years of practical development work and international strategic and managerial leadership in gender and women’s issues in Moldova, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan for UNDP, UNIFEM and UN Women. She has provided technical expertise on gender issues, knowledge management and microfinance to the UN and to the Governments of Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Albania and Mongolia.
A native of Mongolia and an economist by education, Ulzii speaks Mongolian, English and Russian.