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Tongasoa​ ​in​ ​Madagascar​ ​Mr. Constant-Serge​ ​BOUNDA

22 May 2017

Mr. Constant-Serge BOUNDA, the new Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) who arrived in Madagascar and presented his letters of accreditation to the Malagasy Government, represented by the Minister Mrs. Béatrice ATALLAH. 

Of Congolese nationality, the new Representative has proven expertise in leadership, foresight, policy and strategic analysis and counselling, institutional management and the mobilization of men at the national level of the United Nations system, in Africa and internationally.

Just before joining UNFPA Madagascar, Constant-Serge BOUNDA served as Director/Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) The African Union (AU) and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and Special Adviser to the Executive UNFPA for Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 
 
Many of the challenges facing the new Representative include the General Population and Habitat Census, reducing maternal mortality, family planning, gender-based violence and the health of adolescents and young people.