United Nations Resident Coordinator, Jacinta Barrins Presents Credentials to His Excellency Lieutenant General, Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama, President of the Republic of Botswana.

Feb 13, 2017

The new United Nations Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme Resident Representative, Jacinta Barrins presented her letter of credence to the His Excellency Lieutenant General, Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama, President of the Republic of Botswana.


In her new role as the Resident Coordinator for Botswana, Jacinta will coordinate the work of UN agencies in Botswana in line with the Government of Botswana and United Nations integrated Sustainable Development Framework 2017-2021, signed in November 2016. The Framework will support Botswana to achieve the NDP 11 priorities that align with Vision 2036, particularly in the areas of human capital development, social development, inclusive growth for the realization of employment creation and poverty reduction, and sustainable use of natural resources.


As part of her responsibilities, Jacinta working with the United Nations Country Team will make sure that the support given to Government is delivered in a streamlined and coordinated fashion in ensuring the best outcomes for Botswana.


“I look forward to greatly building a mutually beneficial partnership with the people of Botswana and indeed to a successful tenure as the United Nations Resident Coordinator,” stated Jacinta.