Cheick Sidi Diarra

Cheick Sidi Diarra is the UN High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States. In January 2008, he was appointed by the Secretary-General as his Special Adviser on Africa. Mr. Diarra served as Permanent Representative of Mali to the UN and has over 25 years of experience in international relations and development. He was involved in Mali’s national reconciliation efforts that put the country on the road to peace, democratic governance and development.