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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 Appointment
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]

Burundi Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of BNUB

Parfait Onanga-Anyanga
(Gabon)

United Nations Office in Burundi (BNUB)

 7 June 2012
[S/2012/398] [S/2012/397]

Deputy Special Representative and UN Resident Coordinator, Resident Representative and Humanitarian Coordinator for Burundi, BNUB

Agostinho Zacarias
(Mozambique)
(a.i)

United Nations Office in Burundi (BNUB) 14 July 2014
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 of the Secretary-General in the Central African Republic and Head of MINUSCA Babacar Gaye
(Senegal)
United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic
(MINUSCA)
16 July 2014
[S/2014/498]
[S/2014/497]
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 Aurélien Agbenonci
(Benin)
United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic
(MINUSCA)
25 April 2014
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
Vacant United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI)  
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 Martin Kobler
(Germany)
United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic
Republic of the Congo
(MONUSCO)
11 July 2013
[S/2013/340]
[S/2013/339]
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator, MONUSCO Moustapha Soumaré
(Mali)
United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic
Republic of the Congo
(MONUSCO)
1 October 2012
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rule of Law, MONUSCO Abdallah Wafy
(Niger)
United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic
Republic of the Congo
(MONUSCO)
26 June 2013
Equatorial Guinea and Gabon Special Adviser to the Secretary-General and Mediator in the border dispute between Equatorial Guinea and Gabon Nicolas Michel
(Switzerland)
  17 September 2008
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]
  Special Advisor to the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General to the Great Lakes Region
Modibo Touré
(Mali)
  29 April 2013
Guinea-Bissau Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNIOGBIS
Miguel Trovoada
(São Tomé and Príncipe)
United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau
(UNIOGBIS)
16 July 2014
[S/2014/493]
[S/2014/492]
  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 Karin Landgren
(Sweden)
United Nations Mission in Liberia
(UNMIL)
27 April 2012
[S/2012/267]
[S/2012/266]

Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Operations and Rule of Law, UNMIL Tamrat Samuel
United Nations Mission in Liberia
(UNMIL)
7 February 2013
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Recovery and Governance, [Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator/ Resident Representative], UNMIL

Aeneas Chapinga Chuma
(Zimbabwe)

United Nations Mission in Liberia
(UNMIL)
27 November 2012
Libya Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNSMIL Bernardino León
(Spain)
United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) 1 September 2014
[S/2014/584]
[S/2014/583]
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Resident Coordinator and UN Development Programme’s Resident Representative,UNSMIL Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed
(Mauritania)
United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) 1 March 2014
Mali

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

Albert Gerard (Bert) Koenders
(Netherlands)

United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)

17 May 2013
[S/2013/286]
[S/2013/285]

Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General in MINUSMA Arnauld Antoine Akodjènou
(Benin)
United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) 25 July 2014
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General in MINUSMA and UN Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and Resident Representative of UNDP David Gressly (United States)
United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) 8 July 2013
Sahel Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Sahel Hiroute Guebre Sellassie
(Ethiopia)
30 April 2014 [S/2014/311] [S/2014/310]
Somalia Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia and Head of Mission,  UNSOM Nicholas Kay
(United Kingdom)
United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) 3 June 2013
[S/2013/252]
[S/2013/251]
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia Fatiha Serour
(Algeria)
United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) 30 September 2013
Deputy Special Representative, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Somalia Philippe Lazzarini
(Switzerland)
United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) 30 December 2013
Sudan and South Sudan Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Sudan and South Sudan Haile Menkerios
(South Africa)
 

29 July 2011
[S/2011/475]
[S/2011/474]

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 Raisedon Zenenga
(Zimbabwe)
United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan
(UNMISS)
13 January 2012
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and Resident Representative, UNMISS Toby Lanzer
(United Kingdom)
United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan
(UNMISS)
27 July 2012
Sudan/Abyei Head of Mission and Force Commander,  UNISFA Major General Yohannes Gebremeskel Tesfamariam
(Ethiopia)
United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) 11 March 2013
Sudan/Darfur Joint African Union-United Nations Special Representative for Darfur, Head of UNAMID and Joint Chief Mediator

Mohamed Ibn Chambas (Ghana)  

 

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

1 April 2013

Deputy Joint Special Representative - Pillar One, UNAMID Abiodun Oluremi Bashua
(Nigeria)
AU-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) 17 September 2014
Deputy Joint Special Representative - Pillar Two, UNAMID Abdul Kamara
(Sierra Leone)
AU-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) 25 September 2014
West Africa Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNOWA Mohammed Ibn Chambas
(Ghana)
United Nations Office for West Africa
(UNOWA)
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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