Biographical Note

Biographical Note

21 September 2020
SG/A/1983

On 21 September, UN Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Zahira Virani of Canada as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Angola, with the host Government’s approval.

21 September 2020
SG/A/1984

On 21 September, UN Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Babatunde Ahonsi of Nigeria as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Sierra Leone, with the host Government’s approval.

17 September 2020
SG/A/1982

On 14 September, UN Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Arnaud Peral of France as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Tunisia, with the host Government’s approval.

17 September 2020
BIO/5321

The new Permanent Representative of Tunisia to the United Nations, Tarek Ladeb, presented his credentials to the Secretariat today.

15 September 2020
GA/12265

On 17 June 2020, the United Nations General Assembly elected Volkan Bozkir of Turkey as President of its seventy-fifth session, which runs from September 2020 to September 2021.

8 September 2020
SG/A/1980

On 1 September, UN Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Matthias Z. Naab of the United States, who holds a dual citizenship as he was born in Ghana, as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Cameroon, with the host Government’s approval.

8 September 2020
SG/A/1978

On 24 August, UN Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Garry Conille of Haiti as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Jamaica, with the host Government’s approval.

8 September 2020
SG/A/1979

On 27 August, UN Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Lena Savelli of Sweden as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Ecuador, with the host Government’s approval.

8 September 2020
SG/A/1981

On 4 September, UN Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Fiona McCluney of the United Kingdom as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Albania, with the host Government’s approval.

4 September 2020
BIO/5320

The new Permanent Representative of Haiti to the United Nations, Antonio Rodrigue, presented his credentials to the Secretariat today.

2 September 2020
BIO/5319*

The new Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the United Nations, Yoka Brandt, presented her credentials to the Secretariat today.

31 August 2020
BIO/5317

The new Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations, María del Carmen Squeff, presented her credentials to the Secretariat today.

31 August 2020
BIO/5318

The new Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations, Robert Rae, presented his credentials to the Secretariat today.

20 August 2020
BIO/5316

The new Permanent Representative of Mauritania to the United Nations, Sidi Mohamed Laghdaf, presented his credentials to the Secretariat today.

13 August 2020
SG/A/1976

On 1 August, UN Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Allegra Maria del Pilar Baiocchi of Italy as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Costa Rica, with the host Government’s approval.

13 August 2020
SG/A/1977

On 10 August, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Sylvia Lopez-Ekra of Côte d’Ivoire as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Morocco, with the host Government’s approval.

12 August 2020
BIO/5315

The new Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations, Gilad Erdan, presented his credentials to the Secretariat today.

10 August 2020
BIO/5314

The new Permanent Representative of Belgium to the United Nations, Philippe Kridelka, presented his credentials to the Secretariat today.

6 August 2020
SG/A/1975

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Hannan Sulieman of Sudan as Assistant Secretary-General to serve as the Deputy Executive Director, Management for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

29 July 2020
SG/A/1974

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Pedro Antonio Guazo Alonso of Spain, also a national of Mexico, as Representative of the Secretary-General for the investment of the assets of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund.