Appointments

27 December 2017
SG/A/1779-BIO/5052

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Christian Saunders of the United Kingdom as Assistant Secretary-General for the Office of Central Support-Services in the Department of Management.  He will succeed Stephen Cutts, to whom the Secretary-General and the Under-Secretary-General for Management are grateful for his commitment and dedicated service to the Organization.

22 December 2017
SG/A/1778-BIO/5051-HAB/244

Following nomination by the Secretary-General, the General Assembly, on 22 December 2017, elected Maimunah Mohd Sharif of Malaysia as Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN‑Habitat).

22 December 2017
SG/A/1777-BIO/5050-ICEF/1893

Following consultations with the Executive Board of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Henrietta H. Fore of the United States as the Fund’s new Executive Director.

20 December 2017
SG/A/1776-HAB/243

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with the Chairpersons of the regional groups of Member States, today informed the General Assembly of his intention to appoint Maimunah Mohd Sharif of Malaysia as the next Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN‑Habitat).

12 December 2017
SG/A/1775-AIDS/209

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Gunilla Carlsson of Sweden as Deputy Executive Director of Management and Governance, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

1 December 2017
SG/A/1774-BIO/5047-PKO/694

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Colin Stewart of Canada as his Special Representative for Western Sahara and Head of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

22 November 2017
SG/A/1773*-BIO/5046*

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Pernille Dahler Kardel of Denmark as Acting United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon.

17 November 2017
SG/A/1772*-BIO/5045*-PKO/688

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General (Retired) Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz of Brazil to lead a high‑level review of peacekeeping fatalities and injuries due to violent acts.  The review will submit short- and long‑term recommendations to the Secretary‑General on measures to reduce the number of fatalities and injuries.

6 November 2017
SG/A/1771-BIO/5044-WFP/1084

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Director-General José Graziano da Silva and World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley announced today their appointment of Valerie Guarnieri of the United States as Assistant Executive Director, Operations Services, of the WFP, at the Assistant Secretary-General level.

1 November 2017
SG/A/1767*-BIO/5039*-PKO/683*

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Susan D. Page of the United States as his Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH).