The United Nations family in Pakistan welcomes its new chief

Islamabad, January 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): We are pleased to announce that Mr. Julien Frederic Morcom-Harneis has joined today as the new United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator in Pakistan. Mr. Harneis brings with him 31 years of experience in development cooperation, humanitarian assistance and management.


He was previously Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator in the Democratic Republic of Congo, before which he served as Head of Office for the Office of Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Nigeria, UNICEF Representative in Yemen and in Guinea, as well as humanitarian positions in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Lebanon and Indonesia. Prior to joining the United Nations, Mr. Harneis worked in the private sector.


He has a Master of Studies in International Relations from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, and a Master of Business Administration from the Institut Europeen d’Administration des Affaires (INSEAD) in France.


For more information, contact:

National Information Officer

United Nations Information Centre (UNIC)

Islamabad, Pakistan

Tel: +92-51-8355720

Cell: +92-300-8553790


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