17 February 2020

Secretary-General appoints Sen Pang of China UN Resident Coordinator in Namibia

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Sen Pang of China as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Namibia, with the host Government’s approval. 

With more than 30 years of experience in multilateral affairs and diplomacy, Mr. Pang has worked in areas of peace and security, arms control and disarmament, economic development, promotion and protection of human rights. At the United Nations, he has served with the United Nations Monitoring Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) as Senior Activity Evaluation Officer from 2000 to 2005. 

After his assignment with the United Nations, Mr. Pang served as Director-General of China’s United Nations Association from 2005 to 2010. During that period, he was also elected as the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA). From 2010 to 2019, Mr. Pang held the positions of Deputy Director-General, Director-General and Ambassador in the Foreign Ministry of China.  

He has a post-graduate degree from the Beijing Foreign Studies University and a bachelor’s degree in English and American literature from Fudan University, Shanghai. 

Head-to-shoulders close up of Sen Pang. He wears a dark suit, glasses and stands in front of a gradient blue background.