Mr. Giuseppe Belsito has taken his functions as UN Women representative in Albania on 3 September 2017. Prior to that he was the UN Women Representative to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Mr. Belsito is a UN Official since 1994. He worked in a number of countries in Africa, Middle East and Europe as well as in Headquarters positions, namely Senior Programme Adviser in UNDP New York, Head of the Sub-regional UNDP office in Athens, Head of the UNDP office in Cyprus etc. Other posts include Zambia (1994-1998), Emirates (1998-1999) and Geneva (1999-2002). He holds a Master's degree in Law from the LUISS University of Rome and he is fluent in French, Italian, English, Spanish and Greek.