Biographical Note

Biographical Note

5 December 2016
BIO/4905

The new Permanent Representative of Cabo Verde to the United Nations, José Luis Rocha, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.

5 December 2016
BIO/4906

The new Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations, Cho Tae-yul, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.

30 November 2016
SG/A/1687-BIO/4904-ENV/DEV/1765

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, following consultation with the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, announced today the appointment of Cristiana Paşca Palmer of Romania as Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

28 November 2016
SG/A/1686-BIO/4903-L/3266

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Olufemi Elias of Nigeria as Registrar of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals, with effect from 1 January 2017. 

22 November 2016
SG/A/1685-BIO/4902-PKO/614

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Lieutenant General Carlos Humberto Loitey of Uruguay as the Military Adviser for Peacekeeping Operations.

21 November 2016
SG/A/1684*-BIO/4901*

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has designated Cihan Sultanoğlu as United Nations Commissioner-General for the Organization’s participation in Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan.  Ms. Sultanoğlu is Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

11 November 2016
BIO/4898

The new Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations, Mauro Vieira, presented his credentials to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.

11 November 2016
BIO/4899

The new Permanent Representative of Somalia to the United Nations, Yusuf‑Garaad Omar, presented his credentials to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.

11 November 2016
BIO/4900

The new Permanent Representative of Rwanda to the United Nations, Valentine Rugwabiza, presented her credentials to United Nations Secretary‑General Ban Ki‑moon today.

8 November 2016
SG/A/1683*-AFR/3484*-BIO/4897*

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Maria do Valle Ribeiro of Ireland as his new Deputy Special Representative and Deputy Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), where she will also serve as United Nations Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

1 November 2016
SG/A/1681*-BIO/4896*-REF/1245

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Izumi Nakamitsu of Japan as Special Adviser ad interim on Follow-up to the Summit on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants, which was held on 19 September.

21 October 2016
BIO/4894*

The new Permanent Representative of Suriname to the United Nations, Henry Leonard Mac Donald, presented his credentials to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.

21 October 2016
BIO/4895

The new Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations, Feridun Hadi Sinirlioǧlu, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.

14 October 2016
SG/A/1680-AFR/3468-BIO/4893

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of François Louncény Fall of Guinea as his Acting Special Representative for Central Africa and Head of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA).

3 October 2016
SG/A/1679-BIO/4892-PKO/605

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Hubert Price of the United States as Head of the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS).

30 September 2016
BIO/4890*-GA/AB/4203

Inga Rhonda King, Permanent Representative of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, was elected Chair of the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) on 29 September 2016 (see Press Release GA/AB/4202).

30 September 2016
BIO/4891*-GA/L/3516

Danny Danon, Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations, was elected Chair of the Sixth Committee (Legal) on 13 June 2016 (see Press Release GA/11791).

30 September 2016
BIO/4886*-GA/DIS/3543

Sabri Boukadoum, Permanent Representative of Algeria to the United Nations, was elected Chair of the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) on 13 June 2016 (see Press Release GA/11791).

30 September 2016
BIO/4887*-GA/EF/3447

Dian Triansyah Djani, Permanent Representative of Indonesia to the United Nations, was elected Chair of the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) on 13 June 2016 (see Press Release GA/11791).

30 September 2016
BIO/4888*-GA/SHC/4162

María Emma Mejía Vélez, Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations, was elected to chair the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural) on 13 June 2016 (see Press Release GA/11791).