Mr. Myo-Zin Nyunt (middle of front row) came to DPR Korea on 21 March 2019, and is responsible for all UNICEF activities under the country programme, including in the areas of child survival, development, protection and participation. Mr. Nyunt has been with UNICEF for 22 years.
Prior to coming to DPR Korea, Mr. Nyunt was UNICEF Deputy Representative in Lao PDR since 2015. Previous posts included as Chief of Child Survival and Development in Namibia 2011-2015, HIV/AIDS Coordinator in Tanzania 2007-2011, Regional HIV Specialist in UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia 2004-2007 and spent seven years as Health and Nutrition Specialist in UNICEF Myanmar from 1997-2004.
Mr. Nyunt, a Myanmar national, has an academic background in Medicine and Public Health.