Biographical Note

Biographical Note

7 June 2018
SG/A/1811-BIO/5096-ORG/1670

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Shireen L. Dodson of the United States as United Nations Ombudsman.

6 June 2018
SG/A/1809-BIO/5094-DEV/3335

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Asako Okai of Japan as Assistant Administrator and Director of the Crisis Response Unit, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

6 June 2018
SG/A/1810-BIO/5095-DEV/3336

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ahunna Eziakonwa of Nigeria as Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Africa, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

6 June 2018
SG/A/1807-BIO/5092-DEV/3333

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Luis F. López‑Calva of Mexico as Director of the Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

6 June 2018
SG/A/1808-BIO/5093-DEV/3334

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ulrika Modéer of Sweden as Director of the Bureau for External Relations and Advocacy, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

31 May 2018
SG/A/1806-BIO/5091

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Karim Asad Ahmad Khan of the United Kingdom as the Special Adviser and Head of the Investigative Team established pursuant to Security Council resolution 2379 (2017), to support domestic efforts to hold Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) accountable by collecting, preserving, and storing evidence in Iraq of acts that may amount to war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide committed by the terrorist group.

21 May 2018
SG/A/1805-BIO/5084-UNEP/337

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Joyce Msuya of the United Republic of Tanzania as Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi, Kenya.

21 May 2018
BIO/5085

The new Permanent Representative of Angola to the United Nations, Maria de Jesus dos Reis Ferreira, presented her credentials to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.

21 May 2018
BIO/5086

The new Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations, Vitavas Srivihok, presented his credentials to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.

21 May 2018
BIO/5087

The new Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations, Satyendra Prasad, presented his credentials to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.

21 May 2018
BIO/5088

The new Permanent Representative of Kenya to the United Nations, Lazarus Ombai Amayo, presented his credentials to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.

21 May 2018
BIO/5089

The New Permanent Representative of Montenegro to the United Nations, Milica Pejanović‑Durišić, presented her credentials to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.

21 May 2018
BIO/5090

The new Permanent Representative of Chile to the United Nations, Milenko E. Skoknic Tapia, presented his credentials to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.

4 May 2018
SG/A/1803*-BIO/5082*-L/3280

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres has appointed Susan D. Page of the United States of America as his Special Adviser on Rule of Law, Global Focal Point Review Implementation.  Ms. Page formerly served as Special Representative of the Secretary‑General in Haiti, where she started up the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH).

4 May 2018
SG/A/1804-BIO/5083

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of José Viegas Filho of Brazil as his new Special Representative for Guinea‑Bissau and Head of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS).

26 April 2018
SG/A/1802-BIO/5081

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Christine Schraner Burgener of Switzerland as his new Special Envoy on Myanmar.

13 April 2018
SG/A/1800-BIO/5080-PKO/725

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Elias Rodrigues Martins Filho of Brazil as Force Commander of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).

12 April 2018
SG/A/1799*-BIO/5079*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Marta Ruedas of Spain as his new Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).

4 April 2018
SG/A/1798-BIO/5078-PKO/716

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Gebre Adhana Woldezgu of Ethiopia as his new Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA).

28 March 2018
SG/A/1797-BIO/5077-PA/24

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Rosemary DiCarlo of the United States, President of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy and Senior Fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University, as Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs.