Biographical Note

Biographical Note

19 October 2017
SG/A/1766-BIO/5038-ORG/1656

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Sudhir Rajkumar of India as Representative of the Secretary‑General for the investment of the assets of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund.

13 October 2017
SG/A/1765-BIO/5037-PKO/677

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Francis Vib-Sanziri of Ghana as the Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF).

6 October 2017
SG/A/1764*-BIO/5036*-PKO/674*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Kristin Lund of Norway as the Head of Mission and Chief of Staff of the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO).

3 October 2017
SG/A/1763*-BIO/5035*-POP/1069*

Following consultations with the Executive Board of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Natalia Kanem of Panama as the Fund’s new Executive Director.

29 September 2017
BIO/5034*-GA/DIS/3570

On 28 September, the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) elected Mohammed Hussein Bahr Aluloom, Permanent Representative of Iraq to the United Nations in New York, as Chair by acclamation.

25 September 2017
BIO/5032*-GA/AB/4240

The Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) elected Tommo Monthe (Cameroon) as Chair on 31 May 2017.

25 September 2017
BIO/5033*-GA/L/3540

The Sixth Committee (Legal) elected Burhan Gafoor (Singapore) as Chair on 31 May 2017.

25 September 2017
BIO/5028-GA/DIS/3568

The First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) elected Mouayed Saleh, Permanent Representative of Iraq to the United Nations Office at Geneva, as Chair on 31 May 2017.

25 September 2017
BIO/5029*-GA/EF/3470

The Second Committee (Economic and Financial) elected Sven Jürgenson (Estonia) as Chair on 31 May 2017.

25 September 2017
BIO/5030*-GA/SHC/4194

The Third Committee (Social Humanitarian and Cultural) elected Einar Gunnarsson (Iceland) as Chair on 31 May 2017.

25 September 2017
BIO/5031*-GA/SPD/630

The Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) elected Rafael Darío Ramírez Carreño (Venezuela) on 31 May 2017.

20 September 2017
SG/A/1762*-BIO/5027*-PKO/670*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Mamadou Diallo of Guinea as Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH).

18 September 2017
SG/A/1761*-BIO/5026*-PKO/667*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Bintou Keita of Guinea as Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations.

15 September 2017
BIO/5023

The new Permanent Representative of Belarus to the United Nations, Valentin Rybakov, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

15 September 2017
BIO/5024*

(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

Maged Abdelfattah Abdelaziz, the new Permanent Observer for the League of Arab States at the United Nations, presented his letter of appointment to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

A national of Egypt, Mr. Abdelaziz was the United Nations Special Adviser on Africa, having previously been his country’s Permanent Representative to the Organization from 2005 to 2012.

15 September 2017
SG/A/1760-BIO/5025

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Natalia Gherman of the Republic of Moldova as his new Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA).

13 September 2017
BIO/5020

The new Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations, Maria Theofili, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

13 September 2017
BIO/5021

The new Permanent Observer for the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Yera Ortiz de Urbina, presented her letter of appointment to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

13 September 2017
BIO/5017

The new Permanent Representative of the Bahamas to the United Nations, Sheila Carey, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

13 September 2017
BIO/5022

The new Permanent Representative of Portugal to the United Nations, Francisco António Duarte Lopes, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.