Senior Management Group

Structure and Objectives

The Senior Management Group (SMG) is a high-level body, chaired by the Secretary-General, which brings together leaders of United Nations departments, offices, funds and programmes. It is a forum for policy related matters, planning and information sharing with respect to emerging challenges and cross-cutting issues.

Through regular meetings – including video conferencing with United Nations offices in Geneva, Nairobi, Rome, Bangkok, Beirut, Addis Ababa, Santiago and Vienna – the Senior Management Group plays a key role in strategically advancing the work of the United Nations.

Current members

The Senior Management Group is chaired by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, and includes the following members:

 

Deputy Secretary-General
Senior Adviser on Policy
Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)
Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
Prevention of Genocide
Framework Convention on Climate Change
ED UNOPS
Economic & Social Commission for Asia & Pacific
ASG for Strategic Coordination
Economic and Social Affairs
Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator
USG OIOS [(Observer) (Reports to the General Assembly through the Secretary-General)]
SRSG UNISDR
USG ED UN-Women
DG UNOG
USG ODA
SRSG SVC
USG DGACM
Global Communications
ED UNEP
Economic Commission for Africa
Administrator UNDP
High Representative OHRLLS
Counter-Terrorism Office
UN Office at Nairobi