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New Permanent Representative of North Macedonia presents credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva

Presentation of Credentials


Teuta Agai-Demjaha, the new Permanent Representative of North Macedonia to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented her credentials to Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.

Ms. Agai-Demjaha is a medical doctor specialized in internal medicine and public health. She has 30 years of multidisciplinary working experience with areas of expertise in health policy reforms, health education and promotion, human rights with special emphasis on anti-Semitism and the Holocaust, gender equality, and the management of regional interethnic and multicultural projects.

She started her career as a medical doctor in the Clinic for Lung Diseases and Tuberculosis in Pristina. She also worked with several international organizations for refugees and host communities in North Macedonia. She has served as a senior health policy researcher and a lecturer at the University of Tetova in North Macedonia as well as “Universum” College in Pristina.

Ms. Agai-Demjaha has been actively involved in the health system reform process in North Macedonia and served as an adviser to the Minister of Health and to the Director of the Institute of Public Health of North Macedonia on the health reform process and public health programme management. She also acted as an external adviser to the health authorities in Pristina, where she developed policies with a special emphasis on health policy reforms.

She holds a Master of Science and a PhD in Public Health from the University of “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” in Skopje. She has also carried out extensive international training and research work. She is married and has two children.