Mr. Edwards is a former journalist, with postings since 1989 in Hong Kong, South Korea, and Vietnam for the BBC, Reuters, Far Eastern Economic Review, and most recently the Economist Group. He has also worked for the United Nations in Cambodia as a political and elections analyst with the UN's Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Mr. Edwards, a national of the United Kingdom, is a graduate of Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government with a master's degree in public administration. He also has a bachelor's degree in music from London's City University.
Media representatives can reach Mr. Edwards at UNAMA's Office of Communications and Public Information (OCPI):
Tel.: (+39-0831) 24 6123
Mobile: +93 (0) 70 282 168
Tie Line: (+1-212) 963-2668 Ext: 6123
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