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“As a current member of a multilateral UN agency (the World Food Program), I am convinced and can say with experience that a strong multilateral system is fundamental to  advance on the gender equality agenda and to close the gap on women’s rights.”

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 Ms. Gina Casar was the Executive Director of the Mexican Agency of International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID). In 2020, she was appointed Assistant Executive Director at WFP.

She began her career in academia and headed the School of Accounting and Administration at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México. Her experience at the national level prior to joining the United Nations includes positions as National Treasurer of Mexico; Chief Financial Officer, Banco Nacional de Servicios Financieros; Deputy General Director, Banking Sector, Ministry of Finance; and Deputy Vice-President, National Banking Commission in Mexico.

Ms Casar worked previously for the World Food Programme in Rome where she served as Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director for Resource Management and Accountability and Chief Financial Officer, as well as the Associate Administrator of the UNDP.