Appointments

21 February 2017
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of François Louncény Fall of Guinea as his Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA).

14 February 2017
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Jean-Pierre Lacroix of France as Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations to replace Hervé Ladsous, also of France.

3 February 2017
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Susan McDade of Canada as Assistant Administrator and Director of the Bureau for Management Services at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

31 January 2017
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Toby Lanzer of the United Kingdom as his Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), where he will also serve as United Nations Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

27 January 2017
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has designated Diego García-Sayán of Peru as member of the Selection Mechanism mandated to select judges and other officials for the Special Jurisdiction for Peace established by the peace agreement reached in Colombia last year.

19 January 2017
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Derk Segaar of the Netherlands as Director of the United Nations Information Centre in New Delhi, covering India and the Kingdom of Bhutan.  Mr. Segaar assumes his duties on 20 January 2017.

16 January 2017
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Benito Andión of Mexico as his Special Envoy to facilitate dialogue in El Salvador.  The new facilitator has the mandate to facilitate dialogue among Salvadorians and to address the key challenges affecting their country.

12 January 2017
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Tania Patriota of Brazil as his Deputy Special Representative for Colombia and Deputy Head of the United Nations Mission in Colombia.

12 January 2017
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma announced today the appointment of Jeremiah Nyamane Kingsley Mamabolo of South Africa as Acting Joint Special Representative for Darfur and Head of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID).

6 January 2017
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The following announcement was made today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: