Secretary-General appoints Claudia Mojica of El Salvador United Nations Resident Coordinator in Argentina
16 March 2022
On 13 March, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Claudia Mojica of El Salvador as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Argentina, with the host Government’s approval.
Ms. Mojica has more than 25 years of experience across the three pillars of the United Nations, peace and security, human rights and international development, which she has acquired at the United Nations and externally while serving across multiple duty stations. She most recently held the position of Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Chile, after serving as Deputy Director of the Americas Division at the United Nations Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) in New York. She has focused on the areas of preventive diplomacy, support for peace processes, peacekeeping operations, human rights and the advancement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Her experience in Peace Operations includes assignments in Burundi, Côte d'Ivoire, Guatemala and Haiti. She has also served with the Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General in New York and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva.
Outside her experience with the United Nations, she worked with the Organization of American States (OAS) in Haiti.
She holds a master’s degree in international relations from the Fletcher School at Tufts University in the United States, which she obtained after studying industrial engineering at the Universidad Centroamericana José Simeon Cañas in San Salvador, El Salvador.
She is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Haitian Creole.