KIM BOLDUC (CANADA)
Kim Bolduc from Canada has most recently served as United Nations Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Panama from 2010 to 2014. From November 2009 to April 2010, she served as the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General/Humanitarian Coordinator for the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). From 2006 to 2009, Ms. Bolduc served as the Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Brazil.
Previously, she held various appointments within the United Nations system in the field, including in Honduras from 2004 to 2006; in Iraq in 2003, in Peru from 1997 to 2002 and in Ecuador from 1992 to 1997. She joined the United Nations in 1987 and served in Africa for eight years.
Ms. Bolduc obtained her Master degree in International Development and Cooperation from Ottawa University in Canada and was trained in Conflict Resolution and Humanitarian Action at Ottawa University and the University of Geneva.
Born in 1952, Ms. Bolduc is married and has one son.
Major General Xiaojun Wang
Force Commander of MINURSO
Major General Xiaojun Wang has had a long and distinguished career with the China Armed Forces spanning over forty-one years. Major General Wang brings to this position 40 years of national and international military experience, having served as Defense Attaché at the Embassies of the People’s Republic of China to Brazil, India, Sweden, and the United States of America from 2006 until 2016. He also has served as a United Nations Sector Commander in MINURSO from 2003 to 2004, and was a United Nations Military Observer in Kuwait from 1992 to 1993.
He has a Master’s degree in Military Administration from the Military Science Institution of the People’s Liberation Army, and a Bachelor’s degree in Signals Technology and Command from the Nanjing Army Command College, China.
Born in 1959, Major General Wang is married and has two children.