Biographical Note

Biographical Note

21 March 2017
BIO/4941

The new Permanent Representative of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United Nations, Modest Jonathan Mero, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

21 March 2017
BIO/4942

The new Permanent Representative of Palau to the United Nations, Ngedikes Olai Uludong, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

21 March 2017
BIO/4943

The new Permanent Representative of Paraguay to the United Nations, Julio Cesar Arriola Ramirez, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

9 March 2017
SG/A/1712*-BIO/4940*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Louise Arbour of Canada as his Special Representative for International Migration.

2 March 2017
SG/A/1710-BIO/4938-PKO/626

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Najat Rochdi of Morocco as his new Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), where she will also serve as United Nations Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

2 March 2017
SG/A/1711-BIO/4939-PKO/627

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Major General Jean-Paul Deconinck of Belgium as Force Commander of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).

27 February 2017
SG/A/1709-BIO/4937

Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Dag Halvor Nylander of Norway as his Personal Representative on the Border Controversy between Guyana and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

27 February 2017
SG/A/1708*-BIO/4936*-PI/2192*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has reappointed Lynn St. Amour of the United States Chair of the Internet Governance Forum’s Multistakeholder Advisory Group.

23 February 2017
SG/A/1707-BIO/4935-PKO/625

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Tesfay Gidey Hailemichael of Ethiopia as Force Commander for the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA).

22 February 2017
BIO/4933

The new Permanent Representative of Saint Lucia to the United Nations, Cosmos Richardson, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

22 February 2017
BIO/4932

The new Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the United Nations, Dato’ Muhammad Shahrul Ikram Bin Yaakob, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

22 February 2017
BIO/4934

The new Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations, Komelios Korneliou, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

21 February 2017
SG/A/1706*-AFR/3534*-BIO/4931*

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
SG/A/1705-BIO/4930-PKO/624

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
SG/A/1704-BIO/4929-DEV/3263

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
SG/A/1703*-AFG/465-BIO/4928*

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).

30 January 2017
SG/2238*-BIO/4927*

António Guterres of Portugal, the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations, took office on 1 January 2017.

27 January 2017
SG/A/1702-BIO/4926

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.

27 January 2017
BIO/4925

The new Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations, Nikki R. Haley, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

23 January 2017
BIO/4923

The new Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.