Biographical Note

Biographical Note

20 April 2017
SG/A/1727-BIO/4958-PI/2198

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Maurizio Giuliano of Italy as Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Rio de Janeiro, which provides service to Brazil.  He assumed his duties today.

19 April 2017
BIO/4957

The new Permanent Observer for the International Chamber of Commerce to the United Nations, Louise Kantrow, presented her letter of appointment to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

19 April 2017
SG/A/1725*-BIO/4954*-DEV/3267

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), wrote to the President of the General Assembly requesting the General Assembly to confirm Achim Steiner of Germany as the new Administrator of UNDP for a term of four years.

19 April 2017
SG/A/1726-BIO/4955-PKO/634

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Alexander Zuev of the Russian Federation as Assistant Secretary-General for Rule of Law and Security Institutions in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations.

19 April 2017
BIO/4956

The new Permanent Representative of the Philippines to the United Nations, Teodoro Lopez Locsin, Jr., presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

13 April 2017
SG/A/1721-BIO/4951-REC/264

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Vera Songwe of Cameroon as the next Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).  She will succeed Carlos Lopes of Guinea-Bissau, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his commitment and dedicated service to the Organization.

13 April 2017
SG/A/1722-BIO/4952-REC/265

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Olga Algayerova of Slovakia as the next Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE).

13 April 2017
SG/A/1723-BIO/4953-REC/266

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Mohamed Ali Alhakim of Iraq as the next Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).

12 April 2017
SG/A/1718-BIO/4948

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Virginia Gamba of Argentina as his Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict at the level of Under-Secretary-General.

12 April 2017
SG/A/1719-BIO/4949

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Pramila Patten of Mauritius as his Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict at the level of Under-Secretary-General.

12 April 2017
SG/A/1720-BIO/4950*-DEV/3265

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu of Tonga as High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States.

6 April 2017
SG/A/1716*-BIO/4947*-PKO/632*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Lieutenant General Frank Mushyo Kamanzi of Rwanda as Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

3 April 2017
SG/A/1715*-BIO/4946*-PKO/631*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki announced today the appointment of Jeremiah Nyamane Kingsley Mamabolo of South Africa as Joint Special Representative and Head of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID).

29 March 2017
SG/A/1714*-BIO/4945*-DC/3691

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Izumi Nakamitsu of Japan as the next Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Office for Disarmament Affairs.

29 March 2017
SG/A/1713-BIO/4944-WFP/1082

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

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).