SECRETARY-GENERAL NAMES LENA SUNDH (SWEDEN) DEPUTY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

19 April 2002
SG/A/798-AFR/401

SECRETARY-GENERAL NAMES LENA SUNDH (SWEDEN) DEPUTY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

19/04/2002
Press ReleaseSG/A/798 AFR/401

SECRETARY-GENERAL NAMES LENA SUNDH (SWEDEN) DEPUTY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE

FOR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

The Secretary-General has appointed Lena Sundh of Sweden as his Deputy Special Representative for the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  Ms. Sundh has a distinguished career in the diplomatic service of her country where she has specialized in United Nations and African issues, and was Ambassador of Sweden to Angola from 1996 to 2000.  She has most recently served as Director at the Department of African Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sweden. 

Ms. Sundh will assume her functions before the end of this month.

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