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Ms. Won Young Hong

Ms. Won Young Hong is the UNFPA Representative for Nepal since 11 July 2022. She has over 16 years of experience working in international development, including in the areas of policy analysis, public administration reform, institutional capacity development, data, as well as youth empowerment. 

Prior to her current appointment, Young Hong served as Representative for the Malawi Country Office and as Deputy Representative for the Mozambique Country Office. Before that she served as Assistant Country Director for UNDP in Bangladesh, and Capacity Development Advisor for UNDP in South Africa. Prior to joining the UN, Young Hong served as Executive Director for Youth Challenge in Singapore and International Advisor on Municipality Development in Lao People's Democratic Republic for SNV Netherlands Development Organization.

Ms. Hong is a national of the Republic of South Korea and holds a Master in Public Policy from Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy of National University of Singapore, and a Bachelor of Science in Law from the Ewha Womans University in Seoul, Republic of Korea. 

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