New Permanent Gender Advisor in the U.N. Department of Peacekeeping Operations Headquarters
Monday, September 13, 2004 2:25 PM

The United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) has announced a new permanent Gender Advisor, Comfort Lamptey.  Ms. Lamptey replaces Acting Gender Advisor Anna Shotton, who served in the position since October 2003, and who will now be the DPKO’s Focal Point on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse.

Ms. Lamptey has worked previously with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Africa and at UNHCR Headquarters in Geneva Switzerland, and with the UN Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) as both Program Officer and Peacebuilding Advisor.

Ms. Lamptey will be based in the Peacekeeping Best Practices Unit at DPKO Headquarters in New York.

Compiled from:  1325 PeaceWomen E-News, Issue #47, 3 September 2004, complete text here.