The UN has appointed India’s Gita Sabharwal, has been appointed as the Resident Coordinator in Thailand. UN Resident Coordinator, the highest-ranking representative, reports to the UN chief. It leads UN Country Teams and coordinates the world body’s support to countries in implementing the 2030 Agenda. Gita has over two decades of experience in peace building and social policy. She most recently served the UN in Sri Lanka as the Peace building and Development Adviser for nearly seven years.