Appointments

Appointments

11 June 2021
SG/A/2043*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with the Chairpersons of the regional groups of Member States, requested the General Assembly to confirm Rebeca Grynspan of Costa Rica as the next Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).  The General Assembly confirmed the nomination on 11 June 2021.

1 June 2021
SG/A/2042

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Bernardo Mariano, Jr., of Mozambique as Chief Information Technology Officer, Assistant Secretary-General, Office of Information and Communications Technology at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

25 May 2021
SG/A/2041

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Lieutenant General Birame Diop of Senegal as the Military Adviser in the Department of Peace Operations.

21 May 2021
SG/A/2040*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Martha Ama Akyaa Pobee of Ghana as Assistant Secretary-General for Africa in the Departments of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Peace Operations.

12 May 2021
SG/A/2039*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Martin Griffiths of the United Kingdom as Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

4 May 2021
SG/A/2038

On 1 May, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Silvia Rucks of Uruguay as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Brazil, with the host Government’s approval.

28 April 2021
SG/A/2037*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Alain Noudéhou of Benin as his new Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) and Resident Coordinator in Mali.

26 April 2021
SG/A/2036*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Courtenay Rattray of Jamaica as High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States.  He will succeed Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu of Tonga, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for her dedication and commitment to the United Nations.

23 April 2021
SG/A/2035

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Leonid Frolov of the Russian Federation as Executive Director of the Office of the United Nations Register of Damage caused by the Construction of the Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, in compliance with the provisions of General Assembly resolution A/RES/ES-10/17 (2007). 

22 April 2021
SG/A/2034*

Following the recommendation of the Secretary-General, after consultation with Member States, the General Assembly confirmed Achim Steiner of Germany as Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for a further four-year term of office beginning on 17 June.

8 April 2021
SG/A/2033

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Marcos De Sá Affonso Da Costa of Brazil as Force Commander for the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).

1 April 2021
SG/A/2032*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Joanna Wronecka of Poland as his new Special Coordinator for Lebanon, with the United Nations Office of the Special Coordinator for Lebanon.

26 March 2021
SG/A/2031*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Annadif Khatir Mahamat Saleh of Chad as his new Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS).

24 March 2021
SG/A/2030

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Major General Ingrid Gjerde of Norway as Force Commander of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP).

17 March 2021
SG/A/2029*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Jean Arnault of France as his Personal Envoy on Afghanistan and Regional Issues.  The Secretary-General has asked Mr. Arnault to assist in the achievement of a political solution to the conflict, working closely with the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and regional partners.

15 March 2021
SG/A/2028*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of El-Ghassim Wane of Mauritania as his new Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).

4 March 2021
SG/A/2027

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Cherith Norman Chalet of the United States as Assistant Secretary‑General for General Assembly and Conference Management in the Department for General Assembly and Conference Management.

26 February 2021
SG/A/2026

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Stephen Jackson of Ireland as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Kenya, with the host Government’s approval.

25 February 2021
SG/A/2025

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ligia Noronha of India as Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

18 February 2021
SG/A/2024

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Khardiata Lo N’Diaye of Senegal as his new Deputy Special Representative for Sudan with the United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), serving also as the United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator.