International Media Contacts

Global spokespersons

Joung-ah Ghedini-Williams

Head, Global Communications Service

Mobile: +1 917 940 1212
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @JAGhedini

Adrian Edwards

Head, News & Media Section

Tel: +41 22 739 8741
Mobile: +41 79 557 9120
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @adrianedwrds

Andrej Mahecic

Global Spokesperson, Iraq, Syria, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Australia

Tel: +41 22 739 8347
Mobile: +41 79 642 9709
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @AndrejMahecic

Babar Baloch

Global Spokesperson, Africa, Asia & Pacific

Tel: +41 22 739 8098
Mobile: +41 79 513 9549
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @iBabarBaloch

Cécile Pouilly

Global Spokesperson, COVID-19, Gender issues

Tel: +41 22 739 7883
Mobile: +41 79 108 2625
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @cecilepouilly
 

Charlie Yaxley

Global Spokesperson, Mixed Migration, Mediterranean and Africa

Tel: +41 795 808 702
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @yaxle 

Shabia Mantoo

Global Spokesperson, the Americas, International Protection, Climate Action, Statelessness and Internal Displacement

Tel: +41 22 739 7138
Mobile: +41 79 337 7650
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @Shabia_M

 

William Spindler

Global Spokesperson, Latin America

Mobile: +507 63827815
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @SpindlerWilliam

Regional spokespersons

Responsibility Name Email Office phone Mobile Twitter handle
Regional Spokesperson for East, Horn and Great Lakes Dana HUGHES [email protected] +254 20 422 422 2120 +254 733 440 536  
Regional Spokesperson for West and Central Africa Romain DESCLOUS [email protected] +221 33 859 70 50 ext.2130 +221 786 396 385 @UNHCRWestAfrica
Regional Spokesperson for Southern Africa

Hélène CAUX

[email protected] +27(0)12 762 7406   @helenecaux
Responsibility Name Email Office phone Mobile Twitter handle

Regional Spokesperson

for the Americas

William SPINDLER [email protected]   +507 63827815 @SpindlerWilliam

Regional Spokesperson

for USA and the Caribbean

Chris BOIAN [email protected] +1 202 243 7634 +1 202 489-6884  @ChrisBoian
Responsibility Name Email Office phone Mobile Twitter handle
Regional Spokesperson for Asia and the Pacific Catherine STUBBERFIELD [email protected] +66 2 407 3090 +66 65 929 8062 @catherineunhcr
Communications Officer - Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific Kasita ROCHANAKORN [email protected] +66 2 407 3089 +66 64 932 0803 @KasitaRoch
Responsibility Name Email Office phone Mobile Twitter handle
Regional Spokesperson for Southern Europe Carlotta SAMI [email protected] +39 06 802 123 16 +39 335 679 47 46

@UNHCRItalia

@CarlottaSami

Regional Spokesperson for Northern Europe (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Norway, Sweden)

Elisabeth Arnsdorf HASLUND [email protected] +45 45 33 65 16 +45 21 42 55 64 @MsHaslund
Regional Spokesperson for Central Europe Zoran STEVANOVIC [email protected] +36 1 336 3079 +36 305 309 633 @zoranmedia
Regional Spokesperson for South Eastern Europe Neven CRVENKOVIC [email protected] +387  (0)33 290 470 +387 (0)61 611 082 @NC_UNHCR
Regional Spokesperson for EU Affairs Maeve PATTERSON [email protected] +32 2 627 5980 +32 470 99 54 35 @mpat79
Responsibility Name Email Office phone Mobile Twitter handle

Senior Communication Advisor and Spokesperson - Regional Bureau for the Middle East and North Africa 

Rula AMIN [email protected] +962 (0)6 510 04 60 Ext.2108 +962 (0)790 04 58 49 @RulaAmin

Senior Communications Officer - Regional Bureau for the Middle East and North Africa

Andreas KIRCHHOF [email protected]   +962 791 825 473 @andreaskirchh

National spokespersons

Responsibility Name Email Office phone Mobile Twitter handle

Burkina Faso

 

Moussa BOUGMA   [email protected] +226 253 405 22   @UNHCR_BF
Burundi Bernard NTWARI [email protected] +257 22 22 32 45 ext.2112

+257 78 310 564

+257 79 204 364

 
Cameroon Xavier BOURGOIS [email protected]  

+237 690 049 996

@RefugeesCmr

CAR

Djerassem MBAIOREM

Stella Fatime

[email protected]  

[email protected]

 

+236 72 30 12 88

+236 755 58 464

@UNHCR_CAR
Chad Simplice KPANDJI  [email protected]

 

 

+235 68 59 3060 @UnhcrTchad
Côte d'Ivoire Daouda GUIROU [email protected] +225  22 52 76 76  +225 0643 0761 @UNHCRCIV
Democratic Republic of Congo    Johannes VAN GEMUND [email protected]       +243 817 009 484  
Democratic Republic of Congo

Alexandra Stenbock-Fermor

[email protected]   +243 8 222 53 121  
Democratic Republic of Congo Fabien Fevre [email protected]   +243825443419  
Republic of Congo Mohamed Ag ASSORY [email protected] +242 05 596 40 22 +242 05 596 40 22  
Djibouti Vanessa PANALIGAN [email protected] +253 213 522 ext.2108 +253 77 23 01 80 @UNHCRDjibouti
Ethiopie Kisut GEBREEGZIABHER [email protected] +251 116 612 822 +251 911 208 901 @Kisut_g
Ghana

Patience FOLLEY

[email protected]     @UNHCRGhana
Kenya

Eujin BYUN

[email protected]

  +254 798 487 988 @eujin2
Liberia Ana BIURRUN RUIZ [email protected] +41 22 739 72 86 +231 8808 23283  
Malawi Rumbani Msiska [email protected] +265 1 772 155 +265 999 911 830  
Mali

Chadi OUANES

[email protected] +223 20 290 518 +223 75 997 247 @UNHCRMali
Niger

Marlies CARDOEN

Laurence BRON

 

Josette Njomo             

[email protected]

[email protected]

 

[email protected]

 

+227 80 06 81 49

+227 80 097163

+227 90 76 69 77

@UNHCRNiger
Nigeria Gabriel Damilare Adeyemo    [email protected]   +234 901 066 0496 @UNHCRNigeria
Rwanda         @RefugeesRwanda

South Sudan

 

Vi TRAN

Giulia Raf​faelli

[email protected]

[email protected]

 

 

+211 92 998 6365

+39 348 7288351

 
Sudan Roland SCHOENBAUER [email protected] +249 91 21 79 387 +249 1 83 472 424

@R_Schoenbauer

Tanzania Faya Foko MILLIMOUNO [email protected] +255 22 26 02 708 10 +255 784 730 427  
Uganda Duniya Aslam KHAN [email protected]   +256 772 701 101  
Zambia Kelvin SHIMO [email protected] +260 211 265 873 x6 +260 979 585 832  
Responsibility Name Email Office phone Mobile Twitter handle
Argentina (covering Southern Latin America) Analía KIM [email protected]

+54 11 4014-1600

+54 911 4089-0846 @anitakim_AK
Brazil Luiz Fernando GODINHO   [email protected]

+55 61 304 457 44

+55 61 304 457 01

+55 61 818 709 78  @LuizFGodinho
Canada Gisèle NYEMBWE [email protected] +1 613 232 0909 ext. 225 +1 613 986 4300 @giselenyembwe
Colombia Rocìo CASTAÑEDA [email protected]   +57 314 411 54 31 @rociocas99
Costa Rica Jean Pierre MORA [email protected] +506 2242 0714 +506 8557-1272 @jeanpierremora
Ecuador Ilaria RAPIDO [email protected]  

+593 98 430 8666

@IlariaRapidoR
El Salvador Oscar RAMIREZ [email protected]   +503 2209 3585 @oramirezsal
Guatemala Pablo VILLAGRAN [email protected]   +502 2316 2500 @aaronvillagt
Honduras Pamela VILLARS [email protected]   +504 2270 7155 @pamevillars
Panama Angela FLOREZ [email protected]   +507 693 00 655 @angieflorez_

USA

New-York

Dana SLEIMAN [email protected] +1 212 963 6211 + 1 347 541 1790 @DanaSleiman

USA

Washington (Spanish language media)

Sibylla BRODZINSKY [email protected]   +1 202 640 0245 @Sibylla21
Venezuela Luca NICOSIA [email protected]   +58 (0) 4145140394 @ACNUR_Venezuela
Venezuela situation Olga SARRADO [email protected]   +507 6640 0185  
Responsibility Name Email Office phone Mobile Twitter handle
Afghanistan Mohammad Nader FARHAD [email protected] +93 20 220 0381 +93 791 99 00 18  
Australia

Jade HERRON

[email protected]

+61 2 6281 9107 +61 424 545 569  
Bangladesh (Cox's Bazaar) Louise DONOVAN [email protected]   +880 18 4732 7279  
Bangladesh (Cox's Bazaar) Areez RAHMAN [email protected]   +880 1706 572 715  
Bangladesh Joseph TRIPURA [email protected]   +880 1713 090 375  
China ZHANG Siran [email protected] +86 10 6532 0975   +86 13 80 121 96 03  
China XU nan [email protected] +86 10 6532 0975 +86 13 91 00 57 802  
India Kiri ATRI [email protected] +91 11 435 30 444 (2102) +91 95 60 46 11 69 @KiriAtri 
Indonesia Mitra Salima SURYONO [email protected] +62 21 2964 3602 +62 811 136 1046 @Mitrasalima
Iran

Farha BHOYROO

[email protected]

+98 21 89349 112 +98 912 132 7183 @FarhaBhoyroo
Japan Yuki MORIYA [email protected] +81 334 992 042 +81 90 1709 7620 @UNHCR_Tokyo

Myanmar

Aoife MC DONNELL [email protected] +95 1 524 022 +959 403 487572  
Myanmar Yin Yin MYINT [email protected]   +95 943 12 18 30  
Korea, Republic of Heinn SHIN [email protected] +82 2 773 7012 +82 10 2033 0565 @heinn81
Malaysia Yante ISMAIL [email protected] +603 21 17 14 40 +601 3 352 6286 @yanteism
Nepal Deepesh DAS SHRETA [email protected]

+977 1 441 2521

+977 1 441 4724

+977 98 51 0819 31  
Pakistan Qaiser Khan AFRIDI [email protected] +92 51 260 08 60-76 +92 (0) 300 501 8696 @qaiserafridi
Philippines Althea GONZALES [email protected] +63 2 403 2336 +63 917 844 3180 @unhcrph
Thailand

Jennifer HARRISON

[email protected]   +66 822 908 831 @MsJenniferH
Responsibility Name Email Office phone Mobile Twitter handle
Albania Artur MARKU [email protected]

+355 42 276 600/ext.612

+355 69 600 64 76  
Armenia Anahit HAYRAPETYAN [email protected] +374 10 54 5936/105 +374 91 41 61 27  
Austria Ruth SCHOEFFL [email protected]

+43/1 26060 5307

+43/699 1459 5307

@CorneliaRuth

 

Azerbaijan Elsevar AGHAYEV [email protected] +994 12 492 1443 +994 50 214 6037 @Elsevar_Aghayev
Belgium Frederik BORDON [email protected]

+32(0)2 627 5932

+32(0) 476 420 134

@UNHCRBelgie @UNHCRBelgique

Bosnia & Herzegovina Neven CRVENKOVIC [email protected] +387  (0)33 290 370 +387 (0)61 611 082 @NC_UNHCR
Bulgaria Borislav GROZDANOV [email protected] +359 2 980 24 50 +359 878 865 431  
Croatia Jan KAPIC [email protected] +385 137 134 15 +385 911 150 115  
Cyprus Emilia STROVOLIDOU [email protected] +37 223 590 43 +357 9983 2614  
Denmark Elisabeth Arnsdorf HASLUND [email protected] +45 45 33 65 16 +45 21 42 55 64 @MsHaslund
France and Monaco Céline SCHMITT  [email protected] +33 1 44 43 48 55 +33 6 23 16 11 78  
Georgia Nino KAJAIA [email protected] +995 322 386 202 ext2071 +995 595 11 54 64 @UNHCRGeorgia
Germany Chris MELZER [email protected] + 49 30 202 202 10 +49 151 706 660 13 @ChrisMelzer_NYC
Germany Martin RENTSCH [email protected] +49 30 202 202 15 +49 151 706 660 15 @MartinRentsch
Greece Stella NANOU [email protected] +30 216 200 7800 +30 694 458 6037  
Greece Boris CHESHIRKOV [email protected] +30 216 200 078 00    
Hungary Erno SIMON [email protected] +36 1 336 33 45 +36 30 657 03 23 @Embrrrr
Ireland Jody CLARKE [email protected] +353 1 631 4614 +353 87 989 3461 @jodyhclarke
Italy Federico FOSSI [email protected] +39 34 908 434 61 +39 349 084 3461  
Italy Barbara MOLINARIO [email protected] +39 06 802 123 33 +39 33 85 46 29 32  
Kosovo Shpend HALILI [email protected] + 383 38 241 509 + 377 45 286 862 @ShpendHalili
Lithuania Renata KULES [email protected] + 370 5210 7416   @RenataKules
Luxembourg Frederik BORDON [email protected] +32(0)2 627 5932 +32(0) 476 420 134  
FYRo Macedonia Ljubinka BRASHNARSKA [email protected] +389 231 186 41 ext. 202 +389 722 693 46 @brashnarska
Malta Fabrizio ELLUL [email protected] +356 22 489 401 +356 99 69 00 81  
Montenegro

Aleksandra Celar PEROVIC

[email protected] +382 (0) 20 447 429 +382 (0) 69 060 118  
Netherlands Femke JOORDENS [email protected] +31 70 250 18 07 +31 6 23 84 55 60 

@unhcrnederland

Poland Rafał KOSTRZYNSKI [email protected] +48 22 390 3860 +48 788 22 40 10 @UNHCRPoland
Romania Gabriela LEU [email protected] +40 21 201 7898 +40 722 212097  
Russian Federation Dinara GALAKHOVA [email protected] +7 495 660 0859 +7 903 721 7560 @UNHCRussia
Serbia Mirjana IVANOVIC-MILENKOVSKI [email protected] +381 11 308 2100/103 + 381 63 275 154  
Spain

Maria Jesus VEGA

[email protected]

+34 91 556 35 03 +34 670 661 263 @ACNURspain
Spain Rosa OTERO [email protected] +34 91 556 35 03 x22 +34 670 661 263 @RosaOteroG
Sweden Elisabeth Arnsdorf HASLUND [email protected] +45 45 33 65 16 +45 21 42 55 64 @MsHaslund
Switzerland and Liechtenstein Charlotte WALSER [email protected] +41 31 309 60 93 +41 31 309 60 93  
Turkey Selin UNAL [email protected] +90 312 409 7065 +90 530 2827862 @selinunal79
United Kingdom

Matthew SALTMARSH

[email protected] +44(0)203 761 8091 +44(0)7880 230 985

@MattSaltmarsh

United Kingdom

Laura PADOAN

[email protected] +44 203 761 8092 +44 777 556 6127

@laura_padoan

Ukraine Victoria ANDRIEVSKA  [email protected] +380 44 288 9424 (ext. 128) +380 50 413 8404

@UNHCRUkraine

Responsibility Name Email Office phone Mobile Twitter handle
Algeria Russell FRASER [email protected]   +213 661 278 876 @fraserunhcr
Egypt Ragnhild EK [email protected]   +20 120 042 1996  
Egypt Christine BESHAY  [email protected] +2 022 728 56 00 +2 012 835 798 32 @UNHCREgypt
Jordan Lilly CARLISLE [email protected] +962 65 30 27 73   @LillyCarlisle
Iraq Firas AL-KHATEEB [email protected]   +964 780 918 9700 @UNHCRIraq
Israel Sharon HAREL [email protected] +972 (0)3 637 6504 +972 (0)52 3240 118  
Jordan

Mohammad HAWARI (Arabic)

[email protected]   +962 79 89 56 781 @malhawari
Lebanon Lisa ABOU KHALED [email protected] +961 1 849 201, ext: 2134 +961 71 880 070

@lisa_ak

@UNHCRLebanon

Libya Tarik ARGAZ [email protected] +216 299 612 95 +218 919 10 02 16 07 @UNHCRLibya
Libya Caroline Gluck [email protected]  

M/WhatsApp +218 91 000 7195 (Tripoli)

M/WhatsApp +216 299 255 06 (Tunis)

 
Mauritania Viola Eleonora BRUTTOMESSO  [email protected]   +222 4278 2305 @Banfsajya
Morocco Malgorzata BRATKRAJC [email protected] +212 537 75 79 92 +212 661 95 85 63 @UnhcrMorocco
North Lebanon Khaled KABBARA [email protected]   +961 70 100 740  
East Lebanon, Bekaa Tatiana AUDI [email protected]   +961 71 910 335  
Syria Mysa KHALAF [email protected] +963 11 218 12 147 +963 9933 57 860  
Tunisia Chiara CAVALCANTI [email protected] +216 719 633 83

+216 505 043 73

@cavalcantichi
Yemen Bathoul AHMED [email protected] +9672 235111 – 231441   @BathoulAhmed