Biographical Note

Biographical Note

10 December 2018
SG/A/1843*-BIO/5163*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Hanna Serwaa Tetteh of Ghana as his Special Representative to the African Union and Head of the United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU).  She succeeds Sahle-Work Zewde of Ethiopia to whom the Secretary-General reiterates his deep gratitude and appreciation for her dedicated service to the Organization.

10 December 2018
SG/A/1844-BIO/5164

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Carlos Ruiz Massieu of Mexico as his Special Representative for Colombia and Head of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia.

20 November 2018
SG/A/1841-BIO/5161

Following consultations, United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres has appointed Miguel Ángel Moratinos Cuyaubé of Spain as his High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, from 1 January 2019.

20 November 2018
BIO/5162*

The new Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the United Nations, Luis Benigno Gallegos, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

19 November 2018
SG/A/1840*-BIO/5160*-PI/2246*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has reappointed Lynn St. Amour of the United States Chair of the Internet Governance Forum’s Multistakeholder Advisory Group.

9 November 2018
SG/A/1839-BIO/5159*-ENV/DEV/1902

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Luis Alfonso de Alba of Mexico as his Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit.

8 November 2018
SG/A/1838-BIO/5158-PKO/755

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Major General Cheryl Pearce of Australia as Force Commander of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP).

31 October 2018
SG/A/1836-BIO/5156*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Geir O. Pedersen of Norway as his Special Envoy for Syria.  The Secretary-General takes this opportunity to reiterate his deepest gratitude to Staffan de Mistura of Italy for his concerted efforts and contributions to the search for peace in Syria.

31 October 2018
SG/A/1837-BIO/5157

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Nóirín O’Sullivan of Ireland as the Assistant Secretary-General for Safety and Security.

26 October 2018
BIO/5154

The new Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations, Guillermo Fernandez de Soto Valderrama, presented his credentials to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.

26 October 2018
BIO/5155

The new Permanent Representative of Botswana to the United Nations, Collen Vixen Kelapile, presented his credentials to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.

18 October 2018
BIO/5152

The new Permanent Representative of Nicaragua to the United Nations, Jaime Hermida Castillo, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

18 October 2018
BIO/5153

The new Permanent Representative of the Gambia to the United Nations, Lang Yabou, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

4 October 2018
BIO/5151*-GA/SPD/661

The Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) elected Dee‑Maxwell Saah Kemayah Sr. (Liberia) as its Chair on 4 October.

1 October 2018
SG/A/1835-BIO/5144

The Secretary-General of the United Nations today announced the appointment of Joanne Adamson of the United Kingdom as his new Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).

1 October 2018
BIO/5147*-GA/SHC/4225

The Third Committee (Social Humanitarian and Cultural) elected Mahmoud Saikal (Afghanistan) as Chair on 5 June.

1 October 2018
BIO/5148*-GA/SPD/659

The Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) elected Lewis Garseedah Brown II as Chair on 5 June.

1 October 2018
BIO/5149*-GA/AB/4288

The Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) elected Gillian Elizabeth Bird (Australia) as Chair on 5 June.

1 October 2018
BIO/5150*-GA/L/3565

The Sixth Committee (Legal) elected Michel Xavier Biang (Gabon) Chair on 5 June.

1 October 2018
BIO/5145*-GA/DIS/3595

The First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) elected Ion Jinga (Romania) as Chair on 5 June.