We had a conversation with Roupen Alexandrian who holds the position of Senior Officer, Durable Solutions at UNHCR, based in one of the biggest refugee camps today. We asked him all the details that will help you have a clear idea of how successful careers happen at the United Nations.
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About Roupen Alexandrian (RA)
After managing United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees operations in northern Syria, he started coordinating the voluntary return of Syrian refugees. He became the Team Leader of a project funded by EU Delegation in Armenia. He also headed UNHCR field offices in Chad, Yemen, Lebanon, Iraq, and Myanmar.