Biographical Note

Biographical Note

5 March 2021
BIO/5384

The new Permanent Representative of Syria to the United Nations, Bassam Sabbagh, paid a courtesy call on UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

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).

25 February 2021
BIO/5383

The new Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, presented her credentials to the Secretariat and paid a courtesy call on UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

23 February 2021
BIO/5382

The new Permanent Representative of Syria to the United Nations, Bassam Sabbagh, presented his credentials to the Secretariat today.

22 February 2021
BIO/5378

The new Permanent Representative of Hungary to the United Nations, Zsuzsanna Horváth, paid a courtesy call on UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.  She earlier presented her credentials to the Secretariat on 16 February.

22 February 2021
BIO/5379

The new Permanent Representative of Cyprus, Andreas Hadjichrysanthou, paid a courtesy call on UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.  He earlier presented his credentials to the Secretariat on 17 February.

22 February 2021
BIO/5380

The new Permanent Representative of Bulgaria to the United Nations, Lachezara Stoeva, paid a courtesy call on UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.  She earlier presented her credentials to the Secretariat on 17 February.

22 February 2021
BIO/5381

The new Permanent Representative of Guinea-Bissau to the United Nations, Henrique Adriano Da Silva, paid a courtesy call on UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.  He earlier presented his credentials to the Secretariat on 18 February.

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.

18 February 2021
BIO/5377

The new Permanent Representative of Guinea-Bissau to the United Nations, Henrique Adriano Da Silva, presented his credentials to the Secretariat today.

17 February 2021
SG/A/2023

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Usha Rao-Monari of India as Under-Secretary-General and Associate Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

17 February 2021
BIO/5375

The new Permanent Representative of Cyprus, Andreas Hadjichrysanthou, presented his credentials to the Secretariat today.

17 February 2021
BIO/5376

The new Permanent Representative of Bulgaria to the United Nations, Lachezara Stoeva, presented her credentials to the Secretariat today.

16 February 2021
BIO/5374

The new Permanent Representative of Hungary to the United Nations, Zsuzsanna Horváth, presented her credentials to the Secretariat today.

15 February 2021
SG/A/2021

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Peter Grohmann of Germany as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Mexico, with the host Government’s approval.

15 February 2021
SG/A/2022*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed David Gressly of the United States as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Yemen, with the host Government’s approval.  Mr. Gressly will also serve as Humanitarian Coordinator.

5 February 2021
SG/A/2019*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the reappointment of Michael R. Bloomberg of the United States as his Special Envoy on Climate Ambition and Solutions to mobilize stronger and more ambitious climate action in the lead-up to the critical Glasgow Climate Conference — COP26 — in November.

5 February 2021
SG/A/2020

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Robin Geiss of Germany as Director of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR).