Alexandra Palmquist, UN Youth Volunteer in Environment and Climate Change with UNDP Bolivia
Alexandra arrived in Bolivia six months ago and works on environmental management, monitoring activities, assessing outputs, and preparing reports.
Abeche, Chad: When the closure of the United Nations Mission in Central African Republic and Chad (MINURCAT) was announced by the UN Security Council in May, 2010, I was already posted in Abeche as a UNV Project and Advocacy Officer.
You need to experience a liquidation phase at least once, I was told by colleagues who had. Some said, I did it [the liquidation], and I will not do it again. Others said, This is the most stressful period of a mission. If you can be in your unit liquidation team, you will learn a lot.