UN Resident Coordinator Una McCauley passes away

UN Resident Coordinator Una McCauley passes away

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UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Representative in Sri Lanka Una McCauley, has passed away.  In a statement, the UN said Ms. McCauley was on medical leave as she was undergoing treatment. She was 54 years old at the time of her demise. She was the first female UN Resident Coordinator in Sri Lanka.   As the most senior UN Official in the country, Ms. McCauley led the UN Country Team of 21 Resident and Non-Resident UN Agencies and acted as the representative of the UN Secretary-General in Sri Lanka.  Ms. McCauley was serving in Sri Lanka for six years. She served two years as UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative. Prior to that she was the UNICEF Representative in Sri Lanka.