Deputy Minister Alvin Botes Receives Letters of Credence from the New Head of UN Women Office in South Africa, Ms Aleta Miller

14 July 2022

Deputy Minister Alvin Botes participated in the Credentials ceremony for the new Head of the UN Women Office in #SouthAfrica, Ms Aleta Miller.

Ms Aleta Miller, originally from Australia, has been part of UN Women since June 2015 as the representative at the Fiji Multi-Country Office in Suva, Fiji.

A psychologist, Ms Miller has extensive experience in gender and human rights and has held a variety of positions around the world including:

* UNFPA, New York: Gender and human rights adviser

* Myanmar: working on HIV

* Australia: managing harm reduction programmes for drug users

* Hong Kong: working with young Vietnamese refugees

* Papua New Guinea region: community development project leader

* advising the Chinese Government on national initiatives with sex workers and drug users.

Welcome to South Africa, Ms Aleta Miller. Best wishes.



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