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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 Appointment
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 Robert H. Serry
(Netherlands)
  4 November 2007
[S/2007/690]
[S/2007/691]
Deputy Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process/United Nations Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and Development Activities in the Occupied Palestinian Territory James W. Rawley
(United States)
  6 September 2012
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 Nickolay Mladenov (Bulgaria)
United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) 2 August 2013
[S/2013/462, S/2013/461]
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
Jacqueline Carol Badcock
(United Kingdom)
United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) 8 March 2012
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 Derek Plumbly (United Kingdom) Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon (UNSCOL) 13 January 2012
[S/2012/35]
[S/2012/34]
Deputy Special Coordinator of the Secretary-General for Lebanon, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Robert Watkins
(Canada)
Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon(UNSCOL)
1 January 2011
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 of the Secretary General, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya, UNSMIL Georg Charpentier
(Finland)
United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) 19 September 2011
[S/2011/588]
[S/2011/587]
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
Special Coordinator of the OPCW-UN Mission Sigrid Kaag
(Netherlands)

Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons-United Nations Joint Mission to eliminate the chemical weapons programme of the Syrian Arab Republic 16 October 213
[S/2013/608]
[S/2013/609]
Syrian Golan Heights Head of Mission and Force Commander of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) Major-General Iqbal Singh Singha
(India)
UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) 13 August 2012
[S/2012/459]
[S/2012/458]
Yemen Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Yemen Jamal Benomar
(Great Britain)
  April 2011