On 15 February 2021 UNODC Executive Director appointed Dr. Amado de Andrés (Spain) to the position of Representative, UNODC Regional Office for West and Central Africa (ROSEN),effective 1 March 2021. Dr. de Andrés brings to his new assignment extensive relevant substantive and managerial experience in developing, negotiating, implementing and monitoring UNODC technical assistance programmes, as well as in building and maintaining close partnerships with all relevant stakeholders in government, the wider UN, private sector and civil society organizations.
Prior to his new assignment, Dr. de Andrés served as Representative of the UNODC Regional Office for Eastern Africa (ROEA). In that capacity, he had successfully negotiated and implemented substantial programmes to help advance UNODC's work in the region and has effectively positioned UNODC in the context of the UN Development System Reform.
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