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UNDP Maldives

Our Team

The UNDP Resident Representative is the spokesperson for the UNDP Administrator in addition to being the head of the country office; responsible for UNDP policies and procedures.  

We work closely with the Maldivian government and associated ministries in order to institute the UNDP Country Programme Document 2022-2026. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as the government's coordinating agency, guides the associated programmes and action plans.  

UNDP maintains strong partnerships with:  

  • Civil society, non-governmental organizations and community-based organizations 

  • Bilateral and multilateral partners 

  • Private sector  

  • The UN Country Team 

Our Management Team

Shafag Naaz Athif – Operations Manager

Ahmed Shifaz – Assistant Resident Representative Resilience and Climate Change

Yasmeen Rasheed – Assistant Resident Representative Integrated Governance Programme

Mohamed Shahudh – Head of the Economist Team

Aminath Sanu Ibrahim – Head of Communications

Hussain Rasheed/ Fathimath Lahfa/Aishath Nayasheen Ahmed – Accelerator Lab Heads