UNICEF Representative to Nepal, Alice Akunga, presents credentials to Minister Saud

Ms Alice Akunga, the new UNICEF Representative to Nepal has today presented her credentials to Honorable N. P. Saud, Minister for Foreign Affairs.

MS Akunga, national of Kenya, has more than two decades of experience serving children in Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Eswatini, Maldives and most recently in Afghanistan.

In her work, Ms Akunga has continually advocated for the protection and rights of children, particularly in times of heightened vulnerability.

She brings extensive experience of working hand-in-hand with governments and all other partners in promoting child-friendly governance, system strengthening as well as sustainable climate action, to protect and improve the well-being of children.