13 July 2020

Secretary-General appoints Alice Shackelford of Italy UN Resident Coordinator in Honduras

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Alice Shackelford of Italy as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Honduras, with the host Government’s approval.

Ms. Shackelford brings more than 25 years of experience in humanitarian and development work to the position, acquired at the United Nations and externally. For the past four years she was the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Costa Rica, an assignment she took after serving as Representative of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) in Pakistan and Malawi, where she established those offices.

Prior to joining the United Nations, Ms. Shackelford held management positions with international non-governmental organization around the world, including in Asia, the Caribbean and Eastern Europe.

Mrs. Shackelford holds a Juris Doctor degree in International Law from the University of Padova, Italy.

Official photo of the newly appointed in Honduras, Alice Shackelford.