Ms. Alanna Armitage, the Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is visiting Georgia on 8-9 July to meet representatives of the Government of Georgia, civil society organizations and partner organizations.
Ms. Armitage’s second visit to Georgia will serve to strengthen cooperation in particular in the fields of sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality and empowerment of women and adolescent girls, healthy and active ageing through implementing relevant policies and engaging partners from different sectors.
Ms. Armitage has worked to promote women’s health, development and human rights for the past three decades. She joined UNFPA in 1992, and has served in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Latin America. Prior to joining UNFPA, Ms. Armitage worked for the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and the United Nations Development Programme.
Alanna Armitage was appointed as the Director of UNFPA’s Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia in 2016.