Biographical Note

Biographical Note

17 October 2019
SG/A/1918-BIO/5276

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Philippe Poinsot of France as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Côte d’Ivoire, with the host Government’s approval.

17 October 2019
SG/A/1919*-BIO/5277*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Maria do Valle Ribeiro of Ireland as United Nations Resident Coordinator for Zimbabwe, with the host country’s agreement.

17 October 2019
SG/A/1917*-BIO/5275*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres welcomes today’s decision by the General Assembly to approve Fatoumata Ndiaye of Senegal as Under-Secretary-General for Internal Oversight Services, Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) for a five-year non-renewable term.

15 October 2019
BIO/5273

Carlos Daniel Amorín Tenconi, the new Permanent Representative of Uruguay to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

15 October 2019
BIO/5274

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

14 October 2019
SG/A/1915*-BIO/5271*-PA/27

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Helen Meagher La Lime of the United States as his Special Representative for Haiti and Head of the United Nations Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH).

14 October 2019
SG/A/1916*-BIO/5272*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Mamadou Diallo of Guinea as his new Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS).  Mr. Diallo will also serve as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Guinea-Bissau.

1 October 2019
GA/SHC/4257-BIO/5268*

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) elected Christian Frédéric Braun (Luxembourg) Chair on 4 June.  (See Press Release GA/12149.)

1 October 2019
GA/L/3591-BIO/5270*

The Sixth Committee (Legal) elected Michal Mlynár (Slovakia) Chair on 4 June.  (See Press Release GA/12149.)

1 October 2019
GA/DIS/3620-BIO/5266*

The First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) elected Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz (Bolivia) as Chair on 4 June.  (See Press Release GA/12149.)

1 October 2019
SG/A/1912-BIO/5264

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Zia Choudhury of Bangladesh as the UN Resident Coordinator in Botswana, with the host Government’s approval.

1 October 2019
SG/A/1913-BIO/5265

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Ola Almgren of Sweden as the UN Resident Coordinator in Myanmar, with the host Government’s approval.  Mr. Almgren will also serve as UN Humanitarian Coordinator.

1 October 2019
GA/EF/3513-BIO/5267*

The Second Committee (Economic and Financial) elected Cheikh Niang (Senegal) as Chair on 4 June 2019.  (See Press Release GA/12149.)

1 October 2019
GA/SPD/690-BIO/5269*

The Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) elected Mohammed Hussein Bahr Aluloom (Iraq) as its Chair on 4 June.  (See Press Release GA/12149.)

17 September 2019
GA/12177-BIO/5254*

On 4 June 2019, the United Nations General Assembly elected Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Permanent Representative of Nigeria, President of its seventy-fourth session.

16 September 2019
BIO/5252*

Ivan Šimonović, the new Permanent Representative of Croatia to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

16 September 2019
BIO/5253

Moncef Baati, the new Permanent Representative of Tunisia to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

12 September 2019
SG/A/1902-BIO/5251

The Secretary-General today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General (retired) Abhijit Guha of India as the Chair of the Redeployment Coordination Committee and Head of the United Nations Mission in support of the Hudaydah Agreement (UNMHA) pursuant to Security Council resolutions 2452 (2019) and 2481 (2019).

12 September 2019
BIO/5250

Kelly Craft, the new Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

5 September 2019
BIO/5246

Alie Kabba, the new Permanent Representative of Sierra Leone to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.