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Country Representative

Nestor Owomuhangi

Mr. Nestor Owomuhangi currently serves as the Representative ad interim. A national of Uganda, Nestor brings with him over 20 years of experience with UNFPA and the UN system. Prior to joining the Yemen Country Office, he was based in UNFPA Iraq where he served as the Deputy Representative for the whole of Iraq and as head of UNFPA’s sub-office in the Kurdistan region. Here he has managed a complex humanitarian and development operation with a portfolio of over $50 million in 2016 and nearly $70 million in 2017. Prior to this, he worked as the International Programme Specialist for the UNFPA Country Office in Lesotho from 2008 to 2014 and as a National Programme Officer at UNFPA Uganda Country Office since 1999, initially on secondment to UNHCR as a Reproductive Health Focal Point for the period 1999 to 2001.


Prior to joining the UN, Nestor has worked with various national institutions and international NGOs in Uganda.


Nestor holds a Masters Degree in Population and Reproductive Health from Makerere University, Kampala.

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