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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Special and Personal Representatives,
Envoys and Advisers of the Secretary-General

Africa

Country/Region Title Name (Country) Organization Date of Announcement
Africa Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Africa, OSAA Maged Abdelaziz
(Egypt)
UN Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA) 8 March 2012
High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States, UN-OHRLLS Gyan Chandra Acharya
(Nepal)
UN Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and the Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) 5 September 2012
African Union Special Representative of the Secretary-General to the African Union, UNOAU

Haile Menkerios
(South Africa)

United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU)

17 May 2013
[S/2013/293] [S/2013/292]

Central Africa Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNOCA Abdoulaye Bathily
(Senegal)
United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA)

30 April 2014
S/2014/307
S/2014/306

Central African Republic
Special Representative for the Central African Republic and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) Parfait Onanga-Anyanga
(Gabon)
United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic
(MINUSCA)
14 August 2015
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Deputy Head of Mission, MINUSCA Diane Corner
(United Kingdom)
United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic
(MINUSCA)
24 July 2014
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, UN Resident Coordinator and UN Development Programme Resident Representative, MINUSCA Fabrizio Hochschild
(Chile)
United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic
(MINUSCA)
22 July 2016
Côte d'Ivoire Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Côte d'Ivoire and Head of UNOCI Aïchatou Mindaoudou Souleymane
(Niger)
United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI) 17 May 2013
[S/2013/291]
[S/2013/290]
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Côte d'Ivoire, UNOCI

Simon Munzu
(Cameroon)

United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI) 7 October 2014
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, UN Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, UNOCI M’Baye Babacar Cissé
(Senegal)
United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI) 18 November 2013
Democratic Republic of the Congo Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Head of MONUSCO Maman Sambo Sidikou
(Niger)
United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic
Republic of the Congo
(MONUSCO)
8 October 2015
Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, MONUSCO Mamadou Diallo
(Guinea)
United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic
Republic of the Congo
(MONUSCO)
11 May 2015
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rule of Law, MONUSCO David Gressly
(United States)
United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic
Republic of the Congo
(MONUSCO)
6 February 2015
The Great Lakes region Special Envoy of the Secretary-General to the Great Lakes Region
Said Djinnit
(Algeria)
  17 July 2014
[S/2014/503]
[S/2014/502]
Guinea-Bissau Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNIOGBIS
Modibo Touré (Mali) United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau
(UNIOGBIS)
5 May 2016
[S/2016/412]
[S/2016/411]
  Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General (Political) with UNIOGBIS
Marco Carmignani
(Brazil)
United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau
(UNIOGBIS)
8 May 2014
  Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Guinea-Bissau, UN Resident Coordinator and UN Development Programme Resident Representative
Maria Do Valle Ribeiro
(Ireland)
United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau
(UNIOGBIS)
13 August 2014
Liberia Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Liberia and Head of UNMIL Farid Zarif
(Afghanistan)
United Nations Mission in Liberia
(UNMIL)
12 August 2015
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Political and Rule of Law, UNMIL Waldemar Vrey
(South Africa)
United Nations Mission in Liberia
(UNMIL)
19 October 2015
Deputy Special Representative for Recovery and Governance in the United Nations Mission in Liberia, UNMIL

Antonio Vigilante
(Italy)

United Nations Mission in Liberia
(UNMIL)
4 June 2014
Libya Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNSMIL Martin Kobler
(Germany)
United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) 4 November 2015

Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Resident Coordinator and UN Development Programme’s Resident Representative,UNSMIL

Ali H. Al-Za’tari
(Jordon)

United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) 24 April 2015
Mali

Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of Mission, MINUSMA

Mahamat Saleh Annadif
(Chad)

United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)

23 December 2015

Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General in MINUSMA Koen Davidse
(Netherlands)
United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) 25 August 2015
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General in MINUSMA and UN Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and Resident Representative of UNDP Mbaranga Gasarabwe
(Rwanda)
United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) 8 May 2015
Somalia Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia and Head of Mission,  UNSOM Michael Keating
(United Kingdom)
United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) 23 November 2015
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia Raisedon Zenenga
(Zimbabwe)
United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) 5 December 2014
Deputy Special Representative, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Somalia Peter de Clercq
(Netherlands)
United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) 18 June 2015
Sudan and South Sudan Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Sudan and South Sudan Nicholas Haysom
(South Africa)
 

18 March 2016
[S/2016/259]
[S/2016/258]

South Sudan Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMISS Ellen Margrethe Løj
(Denmark)
United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan
(UNMISS)
23 July 2014
[S/2014/517]
[S/2014/516]
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General,  UNMISS Moustapha Soumaré
(Mali)
United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan
(UNMISS)
24 December 2014
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and Resident Representative, UNMISS Eugene Owusu
(Ghana)
United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan
(UNMISS)
29 May 2015
Sudan/Abyei Head of Mission, UNISFA Haile Tilahun Gebremariam
(Ethiopia)
United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) 28 January 2015
[S/2015/53]
[S/2015/52]
Sudan/Darfur Joint African Union-United Nations Special Representative for Darfur, Head of UNAMID and Joint Chief Mediator

Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
(Nigeria)

African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)

27 October 2015

Deputy Joint Special Representative for the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur, UNAMID Bintou Keita
(Guinea)
AU-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) 27 October 2015
West Africa and the Sahel Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNOWAS Mohammed Ibn Chambas
(Ghana)
United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel
(UNOWAS)
12 September 2014
[S/2014/662]
[S/2014/661]
Western Sahara Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara and Head of MINURSO Kim Bolduc
(Canada)
United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara
(MINURSO)
1 August 2014
[S/2014/323]
[S/2014/322]
Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara Christopher Ross
(United States)
  6 January 2009
[S/2009/19]
[S/2009/20]
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