Biographical Note

Biographical Note

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
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.

1 October 2018
BIO/5146*-GA/EF/3493

The Second Committee (Economic and Financial) elected Jorge Skinner‑Klee (Guatemala) as Chair on 5 June.

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.

20 September 2018
BIO/5142

The new Permanent Representative of Liberia to the United Nations, Dee‑Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr., presented his credentials to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.

20 September 2018
BIO/5143

The new Permanent Representative of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the United Nations, Kim Song, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

18 September 2018
GA/12056-BIO/5141

On 5 June, the United Nations General Assembly elected María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, Foreign Minister of Ecuador, President of its seventy-third session — only the fourth woman to hold that position in the world body’s history and the first since 2006. 

13 September 2018
SG/A/1834-BIO/5140-REC/274

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana of Indonesia as Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

12 September 2018
SG/A/1833*-BIO/5139*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Nicholas Haysom of South Africa as his Special Representative for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM).

10 September 2018
BIO/5138

The new Permanent Representative of Ethiopia to the United Nations, Taye Atske Selassie Amde, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

7 September 2018
SG/A/1831-BIO/5136-ICEF/1894

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Charlotte Petri Gornitzka of Sweden as Assistant Secretary-General to serve as Deputy Executive Director, Partnerships, at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

7 September 2018
SG/A/1832-BIO/5137

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ingrid Hayden of Australia as his Deputy Special Representative (Political) for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).

5 September 2018
BIO/5135

The new Permanent Representative of Spain to the United Nations, Agustín Santos Maraver, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

5 September 2018
BIO/5134

The new Permanent Representative of Latvia to the United Nations, Andrejs Pildegovičs, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.