Switzerland
Switzerland   Member since:1946
Liaison Office with the United Nations (Geneva)
Palais des Nations
Avenue de la Paix
CH-1211

Building A
5th floor
Door 17
Office A583
GENEVA
Mailing Address:
FAO Liaison Office, Palais des Nations A583, 8-14 avenue de la Paix, 1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland Geneva

Telephone:
+41-22-9173683
Fax:
+41-22-9170065
E-mail:
Website:
Office Languages:
French
Working hours:
Monday - Friday 08:30-13:00 14:00-17:30
Office Holidays:

1 January
18 April
21 April
29 May
9 June
29 July
1 August
11 September
6 October
25 December

Director

YAO, MS XIANGJUN

Appointment date:
01/08/2014
Nationality:
China

Ms Yao, a national of China, holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Agricultural Engineering from the China Agricultural University, Beijing; a Certificate in Energy System and Resources Management from Cornell University, USA, and a Master Degree in Public Administration from China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, China. Ms Yao started her career as Director, Institute of Energy and Environmental Protection at the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Engineering, where she worked from 1998 to 2004. From June to September 2004, she served as Deputy Director-General of the Centre of International Cooperation Service, Ministry of Agriculture, China. Before her appointment to FAO, Ms Yao was Deputy Director-General, Department of International Cooperation at the Ministry of Agriculture, China. She was also a Guest Professor at the University of International Business and Economics, China, as well as a Council Member of the China Energy Research Society and Evaluation Expert for Engineering Construction Projects authorized by the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture. Ms Yao joined FAO Headquarters in June 2011 as Director, Office of Knowledge Exchange, Research and Extension, and was transferred in October 2012 to the position of Director of the Climate, Energy and Tenure Division, NRC.


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