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Henri Morand
Consultant , Self employed
74310 Les Houches, France
Bilingual (English,French) with a very good command of Dari, programme management expert with 27 years of experience with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, UNDP and DPKO/UNMAS in Africa (Rwanda, Burundi, Mali, Somalia) and the "Great Middle East ( Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebanon) seeking both short and long term assignments as well as consultation mandates. Available immediately.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Government/Governance, Reforms
Professional Experience:
After a short military career with the French army, I have joined the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and served for 14 years in the Following capacities:
Humanitarian Coordinator in the Great Lakes Region and Afghanistan/Pakistan (particular focus on refugee assistance, food security, Civil military coordination, migration and reconstruction) ;
Deputy Coordinator in Bangladesh (Particular focus on rural and infrastructure development, disaster preparedness and response);
Swiss Representative to the World Food Programme;
Member of the Swiss delegation to the Executive Committee of UNHCR;
Member of the Swiss team of expert seconded as UNDAC to UNOCHA.
Then started a new professional chapter by joining for 10 years UNDP as Head of programme in Algeria, Sudan, Nepal, Afghanistan, Haiti and Trinidad and Tobago, (special focus on security reform, rule of law, disaster preparedness and response, management of trust funds, civil military coordination, mine action, capacity development, Coordination, mobilisation of resources, UN advocacy etc).
Finally was seconded by UNDP to UNMAS/ DPKO as Head of Humanitarian programme in Somalia and finally as programme manager for Lebanon, Cyprus and the Middle east.(focus on mine action and partnerships, development of new programmes i.e. Irak and Syria).
Now retired from the UN and working as an independant consultant.
Education:
Master in Political Sciences, University of Grenoble , France, focus on international relations,international develoment, public affairs and management, sociology and languages.
Postgraduate studies in defence, disarmament and international humanitarian law. Specialized training from UNDP, Programme and project management;
Member of the UNDP Early Recovery Cluster, Member of the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination Team of experts (UNDAC/OCHA).
Specialized training from United Nations Mine Action Service UNMAS/DPKO in mine action and security.
Specialized training from UNOPS in project and programme managbement (Prince 2 etc.).
Specialized training in disaster management and coordination (DMTP no 9) from Cranfield University (UK).
Available for:
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    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, Dari
    Nationality:
    Switzerland
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