United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Zlatan Milisic from Bosnia-Herzegovina the permanent United Nations coordinator in Tanzania, with the approval of the host government.
Mr. Milišić brings 27 years of experience in humanitarian and development work, working with the United Nations in Central Asia, North, West and East Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. For the past two years, he has served as representative and country director of the World Food Programme (WFP) in Afghanistan.
Prior to that, he was the Deputy Director of WFP’s Programme and Policy Division in Rome, Italy. He also held management positions with the United Nations in Mali, Libya, Egypt, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Lebanon, Somalia, Burundi, South Sudan and Rwanda.
Prior to his career with the United Nations, he was a lawyer in a private practice.
Mr. Milišić holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Sarajevo and a Master of Arts degree in international politics and security studies from the University of Bradford, United Kingdom.