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Toby Lanzer

Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)

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Toby Lanzer is the United Nations Secretary-General’s Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan. He arrived in Kabul on 1 March 2017, and also holds the posts of UN Resident Coordinator (for One UN) and Humanitarian Coordinator.

Since 1992 he has held various positions within the UN system, having served as Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel; Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General in South Sudan; Chief of Staff of the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT); UNDP Resident Representative in the Central African Republic (CAR); Mr. Lanzer has also worked for the UN at headquarters and in Georgia and Russia, as well as for non-governmental organizations in Brazil and Chile.

The holder of a post-graduate certificate in forced migration, a master’s degree in international affairs with a specialization in economic and political development, and a bachelor’s degree in history, Toby Lanzer was educated at the University of Oxford, as well as Columbia University and the University of New Hampshire.