Special and Personal Representatives, Envoys and Advisers of the Secretary-General

Africa



Country/Region Title Name (Country) Organization Date of Announcement
Africa Acting Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Africa, OSAA David Mehdi Hamam
(France)
UN Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA) 15 May 2017
High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States, UN-OHRLLS Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu
(Tonga)
UN Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and the Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) 12 April 2017
African Union Special Representative of the Secretary-General to the African Union, UNOAU

Haile Menkerios
(South Africa)

United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU)

17 May 2013
[S/2013/293] [S/2013/292]

Central Africa Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNOCA François Louncény Fall (Guinea) United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa ( UNOCA )

21 February 2017
SG/A/1680-AFR/3468-BIO/4893

Central African Republic
Special Representative for the Central African Republic and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) Parfait Onanga-Anyanga
(Gabon)
United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic
(MINUSCA)
14 August 2015
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Deputy Head of Mission, MINUSCA Kenneth Gluck
(United States)
United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic
(MINUSCA)
25 August 2017
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, UN Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator, and UN Development Programme Resident Representative, MINUSCA Najat Rochdi
(Morocco)
United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic
(MINUSCA)

2 March 2017

Democratic Republic of the Congo Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Head of MONUSCO Maman Sambo Sidikou
(Niger)
United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic
Republic of the Congo
(MONUSCO)
8 October 2015
Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, MONUSCO Mamadou Diallo
(Guinea)
United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic
Republic of the Congo
(MONUSCO)
11 May 2015
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rule of Law, MONUSCO David Gressly
(United States)
United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic
Republic of the Congo
(MONUSCO)
6 February 2015
The Great Lakes region Special Envoy of the Secretary-General to the Great Lakes Region Said Djinnit
(Algeria)

 

17 July 2014
[S/2014/503]
[S/2014/502]
Guinea-Bissau Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNIOGBIS Modibo Touré
(Mali)

 United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau 
(UNIOGBIS)

5 May 2016
[S/2016/412]
[S/2016/411]

 

Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General (Political) with UNIOGBIS Marco Carmignani
(Brazil)
United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau
(UNIOGBIS)
8 May 2014

 

Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Guinea-Bissau, United Nations Resident Coordinator and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Guinea-Bissau David McLachlan-Karr
(Australia)
United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau
(UNIOGBIS)
23 May 2017
Liberia Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Liberia and Head of UNMIL Farid Zarif
(Afghanistan)
United Nations Mission in Liberia
(UNMIL)
12 August 2015
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Political and Rule of Law, UNMIL Waldemar Vrey
(South Africa)
United Nations Mission in Liberia
(UNMIL)
19 October 2015
Deputy Special Representative for Recovery and Governance in the United Nations Mission in Liberia, UNMIL

Yacoub El Hillo
(Sudan)

United Nations Mission in Liberia
(UNMIL)
27 June 2016
Libya Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNSMIL Ghassan Salamé
(Lebanon)
United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) 22 June 2017
 
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Resident Coordinator and UN Development Programme’s Resident Representative, UNSMIL

Maria do Valle Ribeiro
(Portugal)

United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) 8 November 2016
Mali

Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of Mission, MINUSMA

Mahamat Saleh Annadif
(Chad)

United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)

23 December 2015

Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General in MINUSMA Koen Davidse
(Netherlands)
United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) 25 August 2015
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General in MINUSMA and UN Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and Resident Representative of UNDP Mbaranga Gasarabwe
(Rwanda)
United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) 8 May 2015
Somalia Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia and Head of Mission,  UNSOM Michael Keating
(United Kingdom)
United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) 23 November 2015
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia Raisedon Zenenga
(Zimbabwe)
United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) 5 December 2014
Deputy Special Representative, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Somalia Peter de Clercq
(Netherlands)
United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) 18 June 2015
Sudan and South Sudan Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Sudan and South Sudan Nicholas Haysom
(South Africa)
 

18 March 2016
[S/2016/259]
[S/2016/258]

South Sudan Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMISS David Shearer
(New Zealand)
United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan
(UNMISS)
13 December 2016
[S/2016/1045]
[S/2016/1044]
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General,  UNMISS Alain Noudéhou 
(Benin)
United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan
(UNMISS)
28 August 2017
Sudan/Abyei Acting Head of Mission, UNISFA Major General Hassen Ebrahim Mussa
(Ethiopia)
United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA)
Sudan/Darfur Joint African Union-United Nations Special Representative for Darfur, Head of UNAMID and Joint Chief Mediator

Jeremiah Nyamane Kingsley Mamabolo
(South Africa)

African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)

3 April 2017

Deputy Joint Special Representative for the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur, UNAMID Bintou Keita
(Guinea)
AU-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) 27 October 2015
West Africa and the Sahel Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNOWAS Mohammed Ibn Chambas
(Ghana)
United Nations Office for West Africa
(UNOWAS)
12 September 2014
[S/2014/662]
[S/2014/661]
Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel Ruby Sandhu-Rojon
(United States)
  14 August 2017
Western Sahara Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara and Head of MINURSO Kim Bolduc
(Canada)
United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara
(MINURSO)
12 May 2014
[S/2014/323]
[S/2014/322]
Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara Horst Köhler
(Germany)
  16 August 2017