Representative of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Kazakhstan
Meet UNICEF Representative in Kazakhstan Arthur van Diesen
Arthur van Diesen is the UNICEF Representative in Kazakhstan, where he took up his post on 1 June 2019.
Arthur previously served with UNICEF as Regional Social Policy Adviser in the Middle East and North Africa (2015-2019) and as Deputy Representative in Tajikistan (2010-2015).
Before joining UNICEF, Arthur worked for DFID, UNDP and various international NGOs. He worked and lived in Africa, South and Central Asia, and the Middle East.
Arthur has over twenty-five years of experience in social policy, applied social research, monitoring and evaluation and programme management. He is a sociologist by training, with a Master’s Degree from Tilburg University in The Netherlands.
He is a national of The Netherlands, married and is the proud father of three daughters and a son.