Biographical Note

Biographical Note

14 October 2021
SG/A/2069

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Daniel Endres of Switzerland as Assistant Secretary-General to serve as the Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for East Africa.

14 October 2021
BIO/5428

The new Permanent Representative of Peru to the United Nations, Manuel Rodríguez Cuadros, presented his credentials to the Secretary-General today.

6 October 2021
SG/A/2068*

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Staffan de Mistura of Italy as his Personal Envoy for Western Sahara.

1 October 2021
SG/A/2067

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Jaap van Hierden of the Netherlands as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Micronesia, with the host Government’s approval.  He will have additional responsibility for programme matters in Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru and Palau.

30 September 2021
GA/SHC/4314*

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian, Cultural) elected Mohamed Siad Doualeh (Djibouti) as Chair on 7 June.  (See Press Release GA/12332.)

30 September 2021
GA/AB/4369*

The Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) elected Mher Margaryan (Armenia) as Chair on 7 June.

30 September 2021
GA/DIS/3661*

Omar Hilale, Permanent Representative of Morocco to the United Nations, was elected Chair of the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) on 7 June.

30 September 2021
GA/SPD/727*

The Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) elected Egriselda Aracely González López (El Salvador) as Chair on 7 June 2021.  (See Press Release GA/12332.)

30 September 2021
SG/A/2064

On 25 September, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Damien Mama of Benin as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Burundi, with the host Government’s approval.

30 September 2021
SG/A/2065

On 25 September, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Alejandro Alvarez of Argentina as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Algeria, with the host Government’s approval.

30 September 2021
GA/L/3632*

The Sixth Committee (Legal) elected Alya Ahmed Saif al-Thani (Qatar) on 7 June.

30 September 2021
GA/EF/3547*

The Second Committee (Economic and Financial) elected Vanessa Frazier (Malta) as Chair on 7  June 2021.  (See Press Release GA/12332.)

16 September 2021
BIO/5427

The new Permanent Representative of Burkina Faso to the United Nations, Seydou Sinka, presented his credentials to the Secretariat today.

16 September 2021
BIO/5422

The new Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations, Osama Mahmoud Abdel Khalek Mahmoud, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

16 September 2021
BIO/5423

The new Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the United Nations, Brian Wallace, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

16 September 2021
BIO/5424

The new Permanent Representative of Seychelles to the United Nations, Ian Madeleine, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

16 September 2021
BIO/5425

The new Permanent Representative of Palau to the United Nations, Ilana Seid, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

16 September 2021
BIO/5426

The new Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations, Antje Leendertse, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

14 September 2021
GA/12361

On 7 June 2021, the United Nations General Assembly elected Abdulla Shahid of Maldives as President of its seventy-sixth session, which runs from September 2021 until September 2022.

13 September 2021
SG/A/2062

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with Member States and the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN-Women), today announced the appointment of Sima Sami Bahous of Jordan as Executive Director of UN-Women.