Sergio Duarte Retires

 

Sergio Duarte Farewell with Secretary-General
Outgoing High Representitive for Disarmament Affairs Sergio Duarte with Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.

Mr. Sergio Duarte ended a distinguished tenure as the United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs on 29 February 2012. Mr. Duarte had held the post four and a half years since his appointment on 2 July 2007 by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Prior to his work at the United Nations, Mr. Duarte was a career diplomat in the Brazilian Foreign Service, well-known in disarmament and non-proliferation circles. He and his wife will return to his native Brazil shortly.

Recent SPOTLIGHT Items Featuring Sergio Duarte

Toward a Middle East Zone Free of Weapons of Mass Destruction
08 Jul 2011
Toward a Middle East Zone Free of Weapons of Mass Destruction, remarks by High Representative Duarte at EU Non-Proliferation Consortium Seminar
59th Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, European Contributions to Nuclear Disarmament
06 Jul 2011
59th Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, European Contributions to Nuclear Disarmament, statement by the Secretary-General with addresses to the conference by the High Representative
The Secretary-General's message to the IAEA Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safety
21 Jun 2011
The Secretary-General's message to the IAEA Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safety (PDF) — Delivered by Sergio Duarte, UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs.
Spanish language editorial in El Peruano based on interview with High Representative
26 Apr 2011
Spanish language editorial in El Peruano based on interview with High Representative. — Auto-translated English version.
Recent Speeches by High Representative Sergio Duarte
29 Mar 2011
Video of HR Sergio Duarte speaking at UNU forum on the NPT
15 Mar 2011
High Representative Sergio Duarte speaks at United Nations University forum on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (Video)