The UN Resident Coordinator Office

Author
Sezin Sinanoglu
RCO
UN Resident Coordinator
Ms. Sezin Sinanoglu (Turkey) was appointed as UN Resident Coordinator in Bosnia and Herzegovina in June 2015. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Sinanoglu was UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Mongolia (2010-2015). From 2008-2010 she worked with the United Nations Volunteers in Bonn as Chief, Asia/Pacific/Europe/CIS Section and was responsible for the oversight of UNV programmes in over 55 countries. From 2002-2008 she undertook two separate assignments as UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan. Ms. Sinanoglu worked in Northern Iraq from 2001-2002 as Assistant Programme Director, at the Electricity Network Rehabilitation Programme. She joined UNDP in 1995 as Programme Officer for Urbanization and Habitat in UNDP’s office in Turkey. Ms. Sinanoglu holds a Bachelor of City and Regional Planning and a Masters in City Planning from Middle East Technical University, Turkey.
RC BiH

The UN Resident Coordinator Office (RCO) is managed and strategically guided by the UN Resident Coordinator in the country. RCO fulfills five key functions in support of the responsibilities of the RC and the UN Country Team (UNCT): (1) strategic planning; (2) development economics; (3) partnerships and development finance; (4) data and results management and reporting; and (5) communications and advocacy.

The UN Resident Coordinator in Bosnia and Herzegovina 

Ms. Sezin Sinanoglu (Turkey) was appointed as UN Resident Coordinator in Bosnia and Herzegovina in June 2015.

Prior to this appointment, Ms. Sinanoglu was UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Mongolia (2010-2015). From 2008-2010 she worked with the United Nations Volunteers in Bonn as Chief, Asia/Pacific/Europe/CIS Section and was responsible for the oversight of UNV programmes in over 55 countries. From 2002-2008 she undertook two separate assignments as UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan. Ms. Sinanoglu worked in Northern Iraq from 2001-2002 as Assistant Programme Director, at the Electricity Network Rehabilitation Programme. She joined UNDP in 1995 as Programme Officer for Urbanization and Habitat in UNDP’s office in Turkey. Ms. Sinanoglu's experience prior to joining UNDP was as City Planner for the Prime Ministry Housing Development Administration in Ankara during the mid-90s and she was Staff Planner for Norman Day Associates in Philadelphia from 1989-1993. Ms. Sinanoglu was also UNDP Resident Representative in BiH until December 2018.

Ms. Sinanoglu holds a Bachelor of City and Regional Planning and a Masters in City Planning from Middle East Technical University, Turkey.