Ms. Oyunsaikhan Dendevnorov came to DPR Korea in late 2016 and is responsible for all UNICEF activities under the country programme, including in the areas of child survival, development, protection and participation. Ms. Dendevnorov has been with UNICEF for 24 years.
Prior to coming to DPR Korea, Ms. Dendevnorov was UNICEF Representative in Turkmenistan since 2012. Previous posts included as an officer at the UNICEF Representative Office in Kosovo in 2001-2003, UNICEF Representative in North Caucasus of the Russian Federation in 2003-2005, and spent seven years working for UNICEF in the Republic of Uzbekistan which culminated in her serving as Deputy Representative from 2010-2012.
Ms. Dendevnorov, a Mongolian national, has an academic background in Pedagogy and Education.