Biographical Note

Biographical Note

25 January 2022
SG/A/2094

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Volker Türk of Austria as Under-Secretary-General for Policy in his Executive Office.

20 January 2022
SG/A/2093*

Following the recommendation of the United Nations Secretary-General, after consultation with Member States, the General Assembly confirmed Maimunah Mohd Sharif of Malaysia as Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) for a further two years beginning 20 January 2022 and ending 19 January 2024.

18 January 2022
SG/A/2091*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Elizabeth Spehar of Canada as Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support in the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs.

18 January 2022
SG/A/2092*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Bruno Lemarquis of France as his new Deputy Special Representative in the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) and Resident Coordinator in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

13 January 2022
BIO/5436

The new Permanent Representative of Algeria to the United Nations, Mohamed Ennadir Larbaoui, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

13 January 2022
BIO/5437

The new Permanent Representative of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the United Nations, Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

13 January 2022
BIO/5438

The new Permanent Representative of Malawi to the United Nations, Agnes Mary Chimbiri-Molande, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

10 January 2022
SG/A/2090*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today formalized his prior announcement that Amina J. Mohammed of Nigeria will continue in her role as Deputy Secretary-General during his second term.

7 January 2022
SG/A/2089*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Daniela Kroslak of Germany as his new Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).

4 January 2022
SG/A/2088

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Edward Kallon of Sierra Leone as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Zimbabwe, with the host Government’s approval.

4 January 2022
SG/A/2087

On 10 December, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Alvaro Rodriguez of Canada as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Turkey, with the host Government’s approval.

4 January 2022
SG/A/2086

On 1 January, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Amanda Khozi Mukwashi of Zambia as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Lesotho, with the host Government’s approval.

4 January 2022
BIO/5433

The new Permanent Representative of Indonesia to the United Nations, Arrmanatha C. Nasir, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

4 January 2022
BIO/5434

The new Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the United Nations, Carolyn Schwalger, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

4 January 2022
BIO/5435

The new Permanent Representative of Suriname to the United Nations, Sunil A. Sitaldin, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

23 December 2021
SG/A/2085

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General (retired) Michael Beary of Ireland as Head of the United Nations Mission to Support the Hudaydah Agreement (UNMHA) and Chair of the Redeployment Coordination Committee.

17 December 2021
SG/A/2084*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Courtenay Rattray of Jamaica as his Chef de Cabinet.

14 December 2021
SG/A/2083

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Joyce Msuya of the United Republic of Tanzania as Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

10 December 2021
SG/A/2082

Following consultations with the Executive Board of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Catherine M. Russell of the United States as the Fund’s next Executive Director.

6 December 2021
BIO/5432

The new Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations, Suriya Chindawongse, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.