Office of the President
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Name

Function

Diplomatic Rank

 
Jan Kavan President of the 57th General Assembly Ambassador
Helena Opolecká Chef de Cabinet
Ambassador
Jana Simonová Deputy Chef de Cabinet Ambassador
Richard Sydenham Spokesperson -
Josef Buzalka Coordinator for Political and Security Affairs
disarmament, international terrorism, global partnership, peace keeping operations, conflict prevention, nuclear disarmament, ABC weapons, conventional weapons, control regimes, special political questions, 1st and 4th Committee, Security Council
Minister Counsellor
Ivana Krahulcová Coordinator for Legal, Social, Administrative and Budgetary Affairs
institutional and administrative questions, financing and budget of UN Secretariat and PKO, human resources, UN Secretariat reform, legal affairs, social policy, ACABQ
3rd, 5th and 6th Committee

Counsellor
Petr Martinek Coordinator for Economic and Development Affairs
development and international economic cooperation, poverty eradication, sustainable development, reform of the UN on the economic field, operational activities, international trade and finance, population and development, statistics, HIV/AIDS, 2nd Committee, ECOSOC, its subsidiary bodies
Counsellor Petr Martinek
Jan Vytopil

Counsellor for Media and Public Relations
Information, Internet, Czech and US Media, Information Committee

Counsellor
Pavel Kafka Economic and Development Affairs
development and international economic cooperation, poverty eradication, reform of the UN on the economic field, financing for development, operational activities, international trade and finance, population and development, statistics, HIV/AIDS, science and technology, 2nd Committee
1st Secretary
Šárka Krcálová Political and Security Affairs
disarmament, global partnership, regional cooperation, conflict prevention, peace keeping operations, nuclear disarmament, ABC weapons, conventional weapons, control regimes, mines, 1st and 4th Committee, Security Council
2nd Secretary
Katerina Sequensová Political and Security Affairs
political questions of the GA, Security Council issues, strengthening of the UN system and reform of the UN (GA and SC), sanctions, international terrorism
, 4th Committee, Security Council
2nd Secretary  
Simona Petru Legal and Social Affairs, Protocol
international law, human rights, crime prevention, international drug control, International Law Commission, International Criminal Court, social policy, women, children, youth, seniors, minorities, disabled, indigenous people, 3rd and 6th Committee, protocol
3rd Secretary  
Ranjit Jayanti Assistant for Speechwriting and Editing -
Katerina Pánková Assistant -
Antoinette Schemeelk Assistant -
Marvin Rey Cardenas Assistant -
Marisa Katz Intern (June, July 2003) -  

 
 

Office of the President of the General Assembly
United Nations, New York, NY, 10017
tel: (212) 963 2209, fax (212) 963 3133