Jesper Moller is UNICEF’s new Representative in Georgia

14 July 2023
Jesper Moller

Tbilisi, Georgia, 14 July 2023. The newly appointed Representative of UNICEF in Georgia, Mr Jesper Moller, officially presented his credentials to the first Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Lasha Darsalia, thereby formally commencing his official duties.

"I am so delighted to be in Georgia with the important mission to advance the rights of all children, especially the most vulnerable," said Jesper Moller.

"I look forward to working together with my colleagues and our national and international partners to improve the lives of children and their families in Georgia. It is crucial to join efforts to ensure that every child is given equal opportunities in accessing quality health, education, and protection services to reach their full potential", - Jesper Moller, Representative of UNICEF in Georgia.

Jesper Moller is joining UNICEF Georgia as Representative after serving with UNICEF and other UN agencies in different management and technical capacities for more than 22 years.  

Representative of UNICEF in Georgia, Mr Jesper Moller and the first Deputy Minister of Forreign Affairs of Georgia, Lasha Darsalia
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

Mr Moller joined UNICEF in 1999 and worked in India, Thailand, Zambia, United States, Viet Nam, Somalia and South Sudan. Before joining UNICEF, he worked in South Africa with national NGOs focusing on economic development research advancing the rights of vulnerable rural women.

Jesper Moller is a Danish national and holds a master’s degree in economics from University of Copenhagen with concentration on Development Economics, International Political Economics and Human Rights and Democracy.

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Communication Specialist, Head of Communication Section
UNICEF Georgia


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