The UN Resident Coordinator Office

Praveen Agrawal
Representative and RC a.i.
Praveen Agrawal (India) assumed his position in the DPRK in 2017 and has previously served as the WFP Representative and Country Director in the Philippines (2013-2017) and Colombia (2007-2013). Praveen has also served with the WFP in various capacities in Italy, Cambodia, Colombia and Bolivia. Prior to joining the WFP in 1989, he worked with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in Rome and for the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture (IICA) in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Praveen Agrawal currently also holds the position of Resident Coordinator a.i.
Praveen Agrawal

The United Nations Resident Coordinator Office supports the work of the UN Resident Coordinator. The UN Resident Coordinator leads the UN country team in consultations with the government to define and agree on the UN strategic response to the Government’s priorities. This response is captured in the UN Strategic Framework (UNSF). 

Mr. Praveen Agrawal (WFP Representative and Country Director) is the current UN Resident Coordinator (RC) a.i. for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.