Rencontre avec Flavia Pansieri, Coordinatrice du Programme des Volontaires des Nations Unies


Interview with the Executive Coordinator of the United Nations Volunteers Programme (UNV) from United Nations on Vimeo.

Flavia Pansieri was appointed Executive Coordinator of UNV in February 2008. Prior to joining UNV she served as the United Nations Resident Coordinator and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Republic of Yemen (September 2004 – January 2008). In the past 25 years she has held a number of increasingly responsible positions in a number of UN system agencies and in various countries and headquarters locations.

Ms. Pansieri started her UN career in 1983 with UNDP in China , where she was responsible for the UNV and TOKTEN programmes, as well as for projects in the energy sector. She continued with UNDP in Bangladesh (1987 – 1990) and Myanmar (1990 – 1993), followed by a posting to Laos as Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and thereafter from 1995 to 1998 at UNODC Headquarters in Vienna directing, planning and evaluating activities. 
As the Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Fund for Women (UNIFEM) in New York (1998 – 2001), she engaged in promoting women’s economic, social and political participation and in raising awareness about gender equality issues. Before taking up the RC/RR position in Yemen, she was in charge of the Country Division of the Regional Bureau for Arab States at UNDP, providing guidance and support to programme activities in the various countries of the Arab region.



Everything you want to know about the UN Volunteer Programme:

What: Short introduction followed by a discussion about the programme, its objectives, recruitment policies and forthcoming challenges

Who? Flavia Pansieri, Executive Coordinator UN UNV

Where? UN House, Rue Montoyer/Montoyerstraat, 14

When? 7 September 2012 – 17.00-18.15

Languages: The presentation will be given in English. Questions and answers in English, German, French, Spanish or Italian.

Organizers: Association pour les Nations Unies; UNV and UNRIC

Registration: By 5 September to


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