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Impact News
The Resident Coordinator Newsletter
January 2010
Our vision is to inform you, stimulate you, and give you ideas that will help you to be successful in your career as a Resident Coordinator

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Welcome Message from the UNDG Chair
It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to this inaugural edition of Impact News, the newsletter for Resident Co-ordinators and Resident Co-ordinator pool candidates. Read more….

Interview with a Resident Coordinator
Dr. Jacqui Badcock

Dr. Jacqui Badcock took up the reins as UN Resident Coordinator in the
Philippines in September 2009 following her RC posts in Papua New Guinea and Namibia. With a long and distinguished career in the UN system, Dr. Badcock worked with WHO, FAO and UNICEF before taking up her RC posts. Impact News recently sat down with Dr. Badcock to learn more about her motivations and insights on being a Resident Coordinator. Read more….


Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?
By Robert Goffee and Gareth Jones
If you want to silence a room of executives, try this smalL trick. Ask them, “Why would anyone want to be led by you?” We’ve asked just that question for the past ten years while consulting for dozens of companies in Europe and the United States. Without fail, the response is a sudden, stunned hush. All you can hear are knees knocking. Read more….

What Makes a Leader?
By Daniel Goleman
Every businessperson knows a story about a highly intelligent, highly skilled executive who was promoted into a leadership position only to fail at the job. And they also know a story about someone with solid—but not extraordinary—intellectual abilities and technical skills who was promoted into a similar position and then soared. Read more….


  • The UNDG Management & Accountability system to further empower Resident Coordinators
  • RC Job Description is updated
  • New UNDG tools promote effective functioning of the RC system
  • Some Resident Coordinator Statistics



  • Training and Workshops
  • Helpful Links and Reading
  • Rotations and Promotions

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