Biographical Note

Biographical Note

6 July 2020
BIO/5312

The new Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations, Alexander Marschik, presented his credentials to the Secretariat today.

2 July 2020
SG/A/1969

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Abubacarr Marie Tambadou of the Gambia as the Registrar of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals.

2 July 2020
SG/A/1970

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Irena Vojáčková-Sollorano of Germany as his new Deputy Special Representative for Iraq in the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and Resident Coordinator.  Ms. Vojáčková-Sollorano will also serve as Humanitarian Coordinator.

2 July 2020
SG/A/1971

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Cristina Duarte of Cabo Verde as Special Adviser on Africa.

26 June 2020
BIO/5311

The new Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations, Pascale Baeriswyl, presented her credentials to the Secretariat today.

25 June 2020
SG/A/1967

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Giovanie Biha of Burundi as his new Deputy Special Representative for West Africa and the Sahel, United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS).

24 June 2020
SG/A/1965

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Diene Keita of Guinea as Assistant Secretary-General to serve as the Deputy Executive Director for Programmes of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

24 June 2020
SG/A/1966

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Ib Petersen of Denmark as Assistant Secretary-General to serve as the Deputy Executive Director for Management of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

19 June 2020
SG/A/1964*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Najat Rochdi of Morocco as his Deputy Special Coordinator for Lebanon, in the Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon and Resident Coordinator.

18 June 2020
SG/A/1963

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Leni Stenseth of Norway as Deputy Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) at the level of Assistant Secretary-General.

15 June 2020
SG/A/1962

On 1 June, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Cristian Munduate of Guatemala as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Panama, with the host Government’s approval.

15 June 2020
SG/A/1961

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Kefyalew Amde Tessema of Ethiopia as Force Commander for the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA).

8 June 2020
SG/A/1960

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultation with the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, announced today the appointment of Elizabeth Maruma Mrema of the United Republic of Tanzania as Executive Secretary to the Convention.

1 June 2020
SG/A/1957

On 11 May, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Gustavo González of Argentina as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in the Philippines, with the host Government’s approval.  He will also serve as Humanitarian Coordinator.

1 June 2020
SG/A/1958

On 18 May, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Charles Abani of Nigeria as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Ghana, with the host Government’s approval.

1 June 2020
SG/A/1959

On 20 May, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Vincent Martin of France as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Guinea, with the host Government’s approval.

22 May 2020
SG/A/1955

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Sanda Ojiambo of Kenya as Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact.

19 May 2020
BIO/5310

The new Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, T. S. Tirumurti, presented his credentials to the Secretariat today.

6 April 2020
BIO/5309

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

30 March 2020
SG/A/1954

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Antonia Marie De Meo of the United States as Director of the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute.