Appointments

Appointments

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).

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).

31 August 2018
SG/A/1830-BIO/5132-PKO/751

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert of the Netherlands as his Special Representative for Iraq and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).  She will succeed Ján Kubiš of Slovakia, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his service.

30 August 2018
SG/A/1829-BIO/5125-PKO/750

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Dennis Gyllensporre of Sweden as Force Commander of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).

27 August 2018
SG/A/1828-BIO/5124-UNEP/338

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Satya S. Tripathi of India as Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

17 August 2018
SG/A/1827-BIO/5121-DEV/3347

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Mirjana Spoljaric Egger of Switzerland as Assistant Administrator, Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

16 August 2018
SG/A/1825-BIO/5119-PI/2233

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Marguerite El-Helou as Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Beirut, covering Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait and Syria.  Ms. El-Helou assumed her new duties on 1 August 2018.

16 August 2018
SG/A/1826-BIO/5120-PI/2234

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres has appointed Samir Aldarabi as Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Manama, covering Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.  Mr. Aldarabi assumed his duties on 1 August 2018.

10 August 2018
SG/A/1824*-BIO/5114*-HR/5405*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following approval by the General Assembly, has appointed Michelle Bachelet of Chile the next United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.   She will succeed Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein of Jordan, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his commitment and dedicated service to the United Nations.

8 August 2018
SG/A/1823*-BIO/5113*-HR/5404

The Secretary-General, following consultations with the chairs of regional groups of Member States, today informed the General Assembly of his intention to appoint Michelle Bachelet of Chile as the next United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

1 August 2018
SG/A/1822-BIO/5112-PKO/745

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 Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH).

31 July 2018
SG/A/1821*-BIO/5111*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Jens Wandel of Denmark as Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Reforms.

25 July 2018
SG/A/1820-BIO/5110-HAB/247

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Victor Kisob of Cameroon as Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).

13 July 2018
SG/A/1819-BIO/5109

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Hanna S. Tetteh of Ghana as Director‑General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi.  She succeeds Sahle‑Work Zewde, who has been appointed as Special Representative to the African Union and Head of the United Nations Office to the African Union.

12 July 2018
SG/A/1817

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the launch of a High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation.

12 July 2018
SG/A/1818-BIO/5105-PKO/744

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Stefano Del Col of Italy as Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).

6 July 2018
SG/A/1816*-BIO/5104*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Ayşe Cihan Sultanoğlu of Turkey as the United Nations Representative to the Geneva International Discussions.

3 July 2018
SG/A/1815-BIO/5100-PKO/743

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General José Eladio Alcaín of Uruguay as Head of Mission and Chief Military Observer for the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP).