Emiliya serves as the Programme Analyst with UNV Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific since March 2018 where she is supporting countries and multitude of partners in promoting volunteerism and ensuring that more people have spaces for volunteering and their volunteer efforts are recognized. Prior to this Emiliya joined UNV RO since the opening of the office in August 2015 as International UN Volunteer Youth Programme Specialist in Bangkok. Prior to that she has worked with UNDP Governance Section and UN Coordination Office in Uzbekistan. She has extensive programme experience on youth and volunteering as well as social innovation and stakeholder engagement. Emiliya holds Master of Arts in International Business and Management from University of Westminster in UK and Bachelor of Arts in International Journalism from University of World Languages in Uzbekistan.