United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Damilola Ogunbiyi of Nigeria as his Special Representative for Sustainable Energy for All and Co-Chair of United Nations-Energy. The SG also welcomes the announcement by the Administrative Board of Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) that she has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SEforALL. Prior to this, she was the MD of Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency and has extensive experience in the energy sector. She succeeds Rachel Kyte of UK.
Adam Abdelmoula of Sudan and the United States has been appointed as Deputy Special Representative for Somalia, where he will also serve as the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM). Previously, Mr. Abdelmoula was the Director of the UN Human Rights Council and Treaty Mechanisms Divisions at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). He succeeds George Conway of Canada.