Secretary-General Appoints Nicholas Haysom of South Africa Deputy Special Representative for United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

8 March 2012
SG/A/1335-AFG/382

Secretary-General Appoints Nicholas Haysom of South Africa Deputy Special Representative for United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

8 March 2012
Secretary-General
SG/A/1335 AFG/382
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Secretary-General Appoints Nicholas Haysom of South Africa Deputy Special

 

Representative for United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

 

The Secretary-General has decided to appoint Nicholas Haysom of South Africa as Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General (Political) for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).  Mr. Haysom will bring to this position over 30 years of professional experience in conflict resolution and human rights both at Headquarters and in the field.  He has been intimately involved with the issues related to Afghanistan, which he has followed from the Secretary-General’s office, and gained regional perspective through his service in the United Nations mission in Iraq.

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