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

Other High Level Appointments

Subject Title Name (Country) UN Mission Date of Announcement
Alliance of Civilizations High Representative of the Secretary-General for the Alliance of Civilizations Nassir Abdulaziz al-Nasser
(Qatar)
United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) 28 September 2012
Children and Armed Conflict Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba
(Argentina)
  12 April 2017
Cities and Climate Change Special Envoy of the Secretary-General on Cities and Climate Change Michael Bloomberg
(United States)
  31 January 2014
Climate Change Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Climate Change Robert Orr
(United States)
  27 August 2014
Disaster Reduction Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the implementation of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Mami Mizutori
(Japan)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) 31 January 2018
Disaster Risk Reduction and Water Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction and Water Han Seung-soo
(Republic of Korea)
  19 December 2013
Global Education Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Global Education Gordon Brown
(United Kingdom)
  13 July 2012
Humanitarian  Humanitarian Envoy of the Secretary-General Ahmed Al Meraikhi
(Qatar)
  8 December 2016
Inclusive Finance for Development Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development Her Majesty Queen Máxima
(Netherlands)
UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA) 2009
International Migration Special Representative for International Migration Louise Arbour
(Canada)
  9 March 2017
Internet Governance Forum Chair of the Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Lynn St. Amour
(USA)
  11 March 2016
Malaria and Financing of Health-related Millennium Development Goals Special Envoy for Malaria and for the Financing of the Health-related Millennium Development Goal Ray Chambers
(USA)
  1 March 2013
Ocean Special Envoy for the Ocean Peter Thomson
(Fiji)
  12 September 2017
Prevention of Genocide Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng
(Senegal)
Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide 17 July 2012
Road Safety Special Envoy for Road Safety Jean Todt
(France)
  29 April 2015
Sexual Violence in Conflict Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict Navamanee Ratna Patten
(Mauritius)
  12 April 2017
Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Special Coordinator on Improving United Nations Response to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Jane Holl Lute
(USA)
  8 February 2016
South-South Cooperation Envoy on South-South Cooperation Jorge Chediek
(Argentina)
  21 March 2016
Sustainable Development Goals Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on the Sustainable Development Goals
 
Jeffrey D. Sachs
(USA)
  4 February 2002
Sustainable Energy for All Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All Rachel Kyte
(United Kingdom)
Sustainable Energy for All 3 September 2015
Tuberculosis Special Envoy of the Secretary-General on Tuberculosis (TB)
 
Eric Goosby
(USA)
  20 January 2015
Victims' Right Advocate Victims' Rights Advocate Jane Frances Connors
(Australia)
  23 August 2017
Violence Against Children Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Violence Against Children
 
Marta Santos Pais
(Portugal)
  1 May 2009
Youth Envoy of the Secretary-General on Youth Jayathma Wickramanayake (Sri Lanka)   20 June 2017
Youth Employment Special Envoy of the Secretary-General on Youth Employment Werner Faymann (Austria)   12 August 2016