Ambassador Paul Bekkers is Special Envoy for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in crisis situations and leads the Corona Taskforce at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Development Co-operation of the Netherlands. Over the past four years, until March 2020, he was Deputy Head of the Secretariat at the OSCE in Vienna. Since March he is Special Envoy for MHPSS. In the years before 2016, he has been Director for Health, Gender and Civil Society, Ambassador for HIV/Aids and SRHR, Ambassador of the Netherlands to Malaysia, Poland and Belarus.
Special Envoy for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Crises