The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Sierra Leone consists of all the 22 UN agencies, funds and programmes in Sierra Leone.

The UNCT works “as one” to support Sierra Leone in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals and Sierra Leone’s own national development agenda.

UNCT works to achieve the “Medium-term National Development Plan – MTNDP” and the “United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework – UNSDCF” to be implemented from 2020 to 2023.

The UNCT is led by Mr. Babatunde Ahonsi, UN Resident Coordinator (RC) for the Republic of Sierra Leone.

United Nations Country Team Sierra Leone Members

Agency Name Title
RCO Mr. Babatunde Ahonsi RC
AfDB Ms. Peninah Kariuki Country Manager
FAO Mrs. Nyabenyi Tito Tipo Country Representative
ILO Mr David Dorkenoo Officer-in-Charge
IMF Dr. Monique Newiak Representative
IOM Mr. James Bagonza Officer-in-Charge
UN Women Ms. Mary Okumu Representative
UNAIDS Dr. Isaac Ahmesah Country Coordinator
UNDP Mr. Samuel Doe Country Director
UNESCO Lamine Sow Officer in Charge
UNFPA Dr. Kim Dickson Country Representative
UNICEF Mr. Suleiman Braimoh Representative
UNIDO Ms. Mariatu Swaray Country Manager
UNOPS Mr. Nicholas Mark Gardner Country Manager
WFP Mr. Yasuhiro Tsumura Deputy Representative
WHO Mr. Evans Liyosi Representative
World Bank Ms. Gayle Martin Country Manager