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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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

Middle East

Country/Region Title Name (Country) Organization Date of Announcement
Middle East Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority Nickolay Mladenov
(Bulgaria)
  5 February 2015
[S/2015/89]
[S/2015/88]
Deputy Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process/United Nations Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and Development Activities in the Occupied Palestinian Territory Robert Piper
(Australia)
  4 May 2015
Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Implementation of Security Council resolution 1559 Terje Roed-Larsen
(Norway)
  3 January 2005
[S/2004/974]
Head of Mission and Chief of Staff of UNTSO Major General Michael Finn
(Ireland)
UN Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) 1 July 2013
[S/2013/362]
[S/2013/361]
Afghanistan (UNAMA) Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan and Head of Mission, (UNAMA)

Nicholas Haysom
(South Africa)

United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)

1 November 2014
[S/2014/675]
[S/2014/674]

Iraq (UNAMI) Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq and Head of Mission, UNAMI Ján Kubiš
(Slovakia)
United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) 24 February 2015
[S/2015/130]
[S/2015/129]
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for  Political Affairs, UNAMI György Busztin (Hungary) United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) 9 December 2011
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General (Development and Humanitarian Support) and Resident Coordinator/ Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq, UNAMI
Lise Grande 
(United States)
United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) 2 December 2014
Special Adviser for Relocation of Camp Hurriya Residents Outside of Iraq
Jane Holl Lute
(United States)
  5 January 2014
Kuwait Humanitarian Envoy of the Secretary-General

Abdullah al Matouq
(Kuwait)

  28 November 2012
Lebanon Special Coordinator of the Secretary-General for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag
(Netherlands)
Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon (UNSCOL) 1 December 2014
Deputy Special Coordinator of the Secretary-General for Lebanon, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Philippe Lazzarini
(Switzerland)
Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon (UNSCOL)
24 April 2015
Head of Mission and Force Commander of UNIFIL Major General Paolo Serra
(Italy)
United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)
28 January 2012
Libya Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of Mission, UNSMIL Bernardino León
(Spain)
United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL)

12 August 2014
[S/2014/584]
[S/2014/583]

Deputy Special Representative and Deputy Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, UNSMIL Ali H. Al-Za’tari
(Jordan)
United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) 24 April 2015
Syria Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria Staffan de Mistura
(Italy/Sweden)

10 July 2014
Deputy Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy (Egypt)
  10 July 2014
Syrian Golan Heights Head of Mission and Force Commander of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) Major General Purna Chandra Thapa
(Nepal)
UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) 19 January 2015
Yemen Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed
(Mauritania)
  25 April 2015
[S/2015/284]
[S/2015/283]