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)
(ES/UNFCCC)
Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
Human Rights
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
Prevention of Genocide
Framework Convention on Climate Change
ED UNOPS
ED UNOV
Economic & Social Commission for Asia & Pacific
ASG for Strategic Coordination
USG ED UNFPA
USG DFS
SG UNCTAD
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
Global Communications
ED UNEP
Economic Commission for Africa
Administrator UNDP
High Representative OHRLLS
Counter-Terrorism Office
UN Office at Nairobi