UNDP in Uzbekistan
Who are the decision makers?
UNDP works in partnership with the Government of Uzbekistan and associated line ministries, as well as a number of national NGOs and civil society organizations. UNDP operates within the Uzbekistan Country Programme Document for 2021-2025, which is approved by UNDP Executive Board.
There are three programme clusters in UNDP Uzbekistan: Effective Governance, Environment and Climate Action, and Inclusive Growth.
Ms. Matilda Dimovska, UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan
Matilda Dimovska assumed the role of UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan in March 2019.
Prior to this, she led the Country Office Support Team at UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub for Europe and the CIS as of July 2016 and has since supported Country and Project Management Offices in the region. Prior to that she served as Deputy Resident Representative of UNDP in Turkey (2012-2016), Deputy Resident Representative of UNDP in Moldova (2008-2012) and Assistant Resident Representative of UNDP in Georgia (2006 -2008). With Republic of North Macedonia nationality, Ms. Dimovska previously worked for UNDP in New York and her home country.
Prior to UNDP, she served as Representative to UNIDO Investment Promotion Service in Vienna, worked for the Macedonian Privatization Agency and the private sector in Skopje.
Ms. Dimovska holds Masters degree in Economic Policy and Development from “St. Cyril and Methodius” University in Skopje.
Ms. Doina Munteanu, UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Uzbekistan
Doina Munteanu joined the UNDP team in Uzbekistan on the 1st of August, 2019, bringing 17 years of development experience, including 12 with UNDP in various field settings.
Prior to this assignment, Doina was Project Manager with UNDP Libya, leading the EU-UNDP Trust Fund interventions in Resilience and Recovery (2017-2019). She served as UNDP Assistant Resident Representative/Head of Programme in Moldova (2012-2017) and led the Confidence Building, Local Development, Inclusive Growth portfolio (2007-2012) working on various programmatic areas, ranging from local governance and inclusive growth to crisis prevention and recovery. Before joining UNDP, Doina worked with USAID and private foundations (2003-2007) leading civil society development programmes.
Doina holds a Degree in international Affairs and Political Science Studies from Moldova State University, and Master of Sciences in Development Management with the Open University in the UK. Fluent in English, Russian and French.