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The UN System in Belize comprises of 4 agencies working together to deliver tangible changes in the life of Belizeans. The Agencies represented are: the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

All UN agencies work together through what is called the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) composed of the heads of all the resident UN agencies. The UNCT is headed by the Resident Coordinator (RC), who also holds the post of UNDP Representative.

The UN Country Team in Belize supports the country to develop its capacity to lead the development process and pursue poverty eradication, encourage sustained economic growth, and, build peace and promote human rights. The UN Country Team encourages partnership with civil society, including indigenous peoples and minorities, and other forms of citizen engagement, including volunteerism.

The UN Country Team in Belize is comprised of:

Jessica FaietaUN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative
Rana FlowersUNICEF Country Representative
D. Beverley Barnett PAHO/WHO Representative
Kristine BlokhusUNDP Assistant Resident Representative
Harold Robinson - UNFPA Director, Sub Regional Office for the Caribbean

UN Emergency Technical Team - chaired by UNICEF
(Anita Zetina – azetina@unicef.org)
UN HIV Joint Team - Chaired by UNDP
(Kristine Blokhus - kristine.blokhus@undp.org)
UN Monitoring and Evaluation Group - Chaired by UNDP
(Kristine Blokhus - kristine.blokhus@undp.org)