Appointments

Appointments

30 May 2019
SG/A/1878-BIO/5209

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Gilles Michaud of Canada as Under-Secretary-General for Safety and Security.

30 May 2019
SG/A/1879-BIO/5210

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Najat Maalla M’jid of Morocco as his Special Representative on Violence Against Children at the level of Assistant Secretary-General.  She will succeed Marta Santos Pais of Portugal, to whom the Secretary-General is deeply grateful for her leadership and dedicated commitment during her tenure as the first Special Representative on Violence Against Children.

30 May 2019
SG/A/1880-BIO/5211-WOM/2182

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Anita Bhatia of India as Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) for Resource Management, Sustainability and Partnerships.

29 May 2019
SG/A/1875-BIO/5206-PKO/794

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Shivaram Kharel of Nepal as the acting Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF). 

28 May 2019
SG/A/1874-BIO/5205*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Mohamed Khaled Khiari of Tunisia as Assistant Secretary-General for Middle East, Asia and the Pacific in the Departments of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Peace Operations.

24 May 2019
SG/A/1873-BIO/5204-PKO/793

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar of India as his new Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

9 May 2019
SG/A/1872-ENV/DEV/1948

Peace, prosperity, people, planet and partnerships: the principles at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are also what drive the new class of SDG Advocates, appointed today by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres.

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.

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.

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.