Secretary-General Appoints Marco Carmignani of Brazil Deputy Special Representative in Guinea-Bissau

8 May 2014
SG/A/1467-AFR/2881-BIO/4589

Secretary-General Appoints Marco Carmignani of Brazil Deputy Special Representative in Guinea-Bissau

8 May 2014
Secretary-General
SG/A/1467 AFR/2881 BIO/4589
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Biographical Note

Secretary-General Appoints Marco Carmignani of Brazil

 

Deputy Special Representative in Guinea-Bissau

 

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Marco Carmignani of Brazil as his Deputy Special Representative (Political) with the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS).

Mr. Carmignani brings with him a wealth of political and leadership experience spanning over two decades of service with the United Nations.  For the past seven years, he served in peacekeeping and political missions in the Middle East as Senior Adviser and Chief of Staff.  Prior to that, he held a number of senior positions at the United Nations Secretariat in New York and in Africa, including with the United Nations Operation in Burundi.

Mr. Carmignani holds a Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers University School of Law and is a member of the New York Bar.  He graduated as an engineer from the Brazilian Air Force’s Aeronautic Institute of Technology.

Born in 1959, he is married and has three children.

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