The Global 2019 Campaign is Now Closed

The Global Call for Nominations for the positions of Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General (DSRSG) in the United Nations peace operations is an outreach initiative conducted by the United Nations Headquarters.

Candidates who meet the minimum requirements will, following an internal review process, be included in the senior leadership database (LEAD), the United Nations pool for potential senior candidates. Only those found suitable for specific posts, as and when they arise, will be invited to participate in a competitive selection process.

If you have any questions, please contact us at leadership@un.org.

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Meet David Shearer

(In English)

David Shearer talks about his political and humanitarian background, his role as Special Representative of the Secretary-General for South Sudan and the mandate of UNMISS, the peacekeeping operation he is leading on the ground.

Meet UN Mission Leaders

Visit the United Nations Mission leaders page to view the United Nations Special Representatives- and deputy Special Representatives of the Secretary-General (respectively SRSG and DSRSG) and to learn about their roles and the Missions they lead.

Global Leadership

Secretary-General António Guterres on his first day in office accompanied by Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti (left), Chef De Cabinet and Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed (right). UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

The Global Leadership includes senior leaders from United Nations Headquarters, affiliated entities and the United Nations peace operations in the field. 

Find out more about past and current United Nations Peace Operations, including Peacekeeping Operations and Special Political Missions by visiting the United Nations missions map.