Appointments

Appointments

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
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/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).

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).

16 February 2019
SG/A/1860-UNEP/339

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with the Chairpersons of the regional groups of Member States, today informed the General Assembly of his intention to appoint Inger Andersen of Denmark as the new Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

15 February 2019
SG/A/1859-BIO/5180-PKO/767

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Mehari Zewde Gebremariam of Ethiopia as Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA).

14 February 2019
SG/A/1858-BIO/5179

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Chandramouli Ramanathan of India as Controller, Assistant Secretary-General for Programme Planning, Budget and Finance in the Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance.

12 February 2019
SG/A/1857-AIDS/213-BIO/5178

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Shannon Hader of the United States as Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of Programme at the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

7 February 2019
SG/A/1856

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Maher Nasser as Commissioner-General for the Organization’s participation in Expo 2020 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  Mr. Nasser is the Director of the Outreach Division in the United Nations Department of Global Communications.

6 February 2019
SG/A/1855-BIO/5177-PKO/766

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Mankeur Ndiaye of Senegal as his new Special Representative for the Central African Republic and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA).

4 February 2019
SG/A/1854-BIO/5176-PI/2249

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Mary Kirtley Waters of the United States as Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Washington, D.C.

31 January 2019
SG/A/1853*-BIO/5175*-ENV/DEV/1920

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), announced today the appointment of Ibrahim Thiaw of Mauritania as the next Executive Secretary of the UNCCD.

31 January 2019
SG/A/1852*-BIO/5174*-PKO/765*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Lieutenant General Michael Anker Lollesgaard of Denmark as Chair of the Redeployment Coordination Committee (RCC) and Head of the United Nations Mission in support of the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA), as established in Security Council resolution 2452 (2019).

22 January 2019
SG/A/1851-BIO/5173

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Huang Xia of the People’s Republic of China as his Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region.  He succeeds Said Djinnit of Algeria, to whom the Secretary-General is deeply grateful for his dedicated service and distinguished United Nations career.

21 January 2019
SG/A/1850-BIO/5172-REC/275

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Rola Dashti of Kuwait as the next Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).

17 January 2019
SG/A/1849

The Secretary-General is pleased to announce the appointment of Sima Samar and Juan Gabriel Valdés to his High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation.  Ms. Samar and Mr. Valdés succeed Michelle Bachelet and José Manuel Ramos-Horta, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for their valued expertise during their membership of the Board.

9 January 2019
SG/A/1848*-BIO/5169*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Ján Kubiš of Slovakia as his Special Coordinator for Lebanon.

31 December 2018
SG/A/1847*-BIO/5168*-DEV/3385*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Robert Piper of Australia as Assistant Secretary-General of the newly transformed United Nations Development Coordination Office.

20 December 2018
SG/A/1845-BIO/5165-HR/5423

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Karen Smith of South Africa as his Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect.