Photo: NRC/Erik Poppe.Photo: NRC/Erik Poppe

Elisabeth Rasmusson new Assistant Executive Director of WFP

2/11/2013 // “I congratulate Elisabeth Rasmusson on getting this job. The World Food Programme saves lives. It brings food to people suffering from need, war and famine. We need more Norwegians who are willing to take on challenging international tasks,” Former International Development Minister Heikki Eidsvoll Holmås commented.

The UN Secretary General has appointed Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council, Elisabeth Rasmusson, to the position of Assistant Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP). Rasmusson has lead NRC for more than five years and will take up her new position in WFP in April 2013.

Read the press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here.
Read the press release from the Norwegian Refugee Council here.

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