27 - 28 April 2021
Nîmes, France

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Jagan Chapagain

Jagan Chapagain

Under Secretary General, Programmes and Operations, International Federation of the Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies
Switzerland

Jagan Chapagain is the Under-Secretary General, Programmes and Operations of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the world’s largest humanitarian network.

Jagan has a broad knowledge of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, having begun his career as a youth volunteer at the Nepalese Red Cross, advocating for and representing community voices.

He has spent more than 25 years with the IFRC, working in Europe and Asia.  Prior to becoming USG in June 2017, he was Chief of Staff in Geneva, managing the Office of the Secretary General.  From 2011 to 2015, as Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, he provided leadership in responding to large scale humanitarian crises and in building resilient communities in partnership with Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies and external partners across the region.

Previously, he held various leadership positions including Deputy Head of Zone and Head of Operations for the Asia Pacific region from 2007 to 2011, Head of Regional Delegation for Central Asia from 2006 to 2007 and Senior Regional Officer for South Asia from 2004 to 2006 in Geneva.  In previous missions, he worked in IFRC delegations in Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Montenegro and Thailand.

Jagan holds a degree in Engineering and certificates in Leadership and turn-around management and Emerging social sector leadership.  A national of Nepal, he is fluent in Nepalese, English and Hindi and has a basic knowledge of Urdu and Russian.

 

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Exhibitors

60+
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attendees

500+
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countries

30+
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Bambi Bucket

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Civil Protection

Civil Protection

Civil Protection

Education

Education

Fire Service

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Media

Fire retardant

Military

Fire retardant

MRO

MRO

Maintenance, repair and operations (MRO)

Navigation

Navigation

Night Vision

Navigation

Operator

Operator

Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)

Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)

 

Retardant

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SATCOM

Satellite communication (SATCOM)

Simulation

Simulation

Simulation

 

Training

Training

Training

UAV

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)

Testimonials

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    Sabena
  • We really enjoyed the event and Neptune and Air Spray were also positive about their experience – which justifies our decision for attending.
    BAE Systems
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    Argentinian Delegation

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