Biographical Note

Biographical Note

23 April 2019
BIO/5200

The new Permanent Representative of Iran to the United Nations, Majid Takht Ravanchi, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

18 April 2019
SG/A/1871-BIO/5199

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Volker Türk of Austria as Assistant Secretary-General for Strategic Coordination in the Executive Office of the Secretary-General.

18 April 2019
SG/A/1870*-BIO/5198*-ORG/1690

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Fabrizio Hochschild Drummond of Chile as his Special Adviser on the Preparations for the Commemoration of the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of the United Nations at the Under-Secretary-General level.

12 April 2019
BIO/5197

Mohammed Alnowaiser, the new Permanent Observer for the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf to the United Nations, presented his letter of appointment to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

2 April 2019
SG/A/1869-BIO/5196-HR/5430

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Nicholas Koumjian of the United States as Head of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar.

28 March 2019
SG/A/1868-BIO/5195-PKO/774

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of George Conway of Canada as Acting Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), where he will also serve as United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator.

21 March 2019
SG/A/1867-BIO/5194-PKO/772

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Denise Brown of Canada as his new Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), where she will also serve as United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator.

19 March 2019
SG/A/1866-BIO/5193-WFP/1087

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Director-General José Graziano da Silva announced today the appointment of Ute Klamert of Germany as WFP Assistant Executive Director, Partnerships and Governance, at the Assistant Secretary-General level.

14 March 2019
SG/A/1865-BIO/5192

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Khawla Matar of Bahrain as the Deputy Special Envoy for Syria.

13 March 2019
SG/A/1864-BIO/5191

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Parfait Onanga-Anyanga of Gabon as his Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa.

8 March 2019
BIO/5188

Adela Raz, the new Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the United Nations, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

8 March 2019
BIO/5189

Amrit Bahadur Rai, the new Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations, presented his credentials to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today.

8 March 2019
SG/A/1863-BIO/5190

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Workneh Gebeyehu Negewo of Ethiopia as Director-General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi.

20 February 2019
SG/A/1861-BIO/5186-PKO/769

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Zia Ur Rehman of Pakistan as Force Commander of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

20 February 2019
SG/A/1862-BIO/5187-UNEP/340

Following her nomination by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, the General Assembly today elected Inger Andersen of Denmark to a four‑year term as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

18 February 2019
BIO/5181

Noor Qamar Sulaiman, the new Permanent Representative of Brunei Darussalam to the United Nations, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

18 February 2019
BIO/5182

Sidi Mohamed Ould Taleb Amar, the new Permanent Representative of Mauritania to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

18 February 2019
BIO/5183

Nkopane Raseeng Monyane, the new Permanent Representative of Lesotho to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

18 February 2019
BIO/5184

Juan Ramón de la Fuente Ramírez, the new Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

18 February 2019
BIO/5185

Jeanne d’Arc Byaje, the new Permanent Observer for the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) to the United Nations, presented her letter of appointment to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.