Biographical Note

Biographical Note

22 May 2020
SG/A/1955

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Sanda Ojiambo of Kenya as Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact.

19 May 2020
BIO/5310

The new Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, T. S. Tirumurti, presented his credentials to the Secretariat today.

30 March 2020
SG/A/1954

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Antonia Marie De Meo of the United States as Director of the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute.

24 March 2020
SG/A/1952

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Deborah Lyons of Canada as his new Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).

24 March 2020
SG/A/1953

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Guang Cong of China as his new Deputy Special Representative (Political) for South Sudan and Deputy Head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

18 March 2020
SG/A/1951

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with the Advisory Commission of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), today announced the appointment of Philippe Lazzarini of Switzerland as the Agency’s new Commissioner-General.

13 March 2020
BIO/5308

The new Permanent Representative of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United Nations, Kennedy Godfrey Gastorn, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

11 March 2020
SG/A/1950*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the designation of Stephanie Turco Williams of the United States as his Acting Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).

24 February 2020
SG/A/1949

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

20 February 2020
BIO/5306

Sergiy Kyslytsya, the new Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

20 February 2020
BIO/5307

Vorshilov Enkhbold, the new Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

20 February 2020
SG/A/1946

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Ingrid Macdonald of Australia as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with the host Government’s approval.

20 February 2020
SG/A/1947

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Sen Pang of China as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Namibia, with the host Government’s approval.

20 February 2020
SG/A/1948

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Sezin Sinanoglu of Turkey as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Tajikistan, with the host Government’s approval.

6 February 2020
BIO/5305

Ronaldo Costa Filho, the new Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

4 February 2020
SG/A/1944

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Mahmoud Mohieldin of Egypt as the Special Envoy on Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

4 February 2020
SG/A/1945

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Selwin Hart of Barbados as his Special Adviser and Assistant Secretary-General of the Climate Action Team.

31 January 2020
SG/A/1943

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Jack Christofides of South Africa as the Deputy Head of Mission for the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).

29 January 2020
SG/A/1942

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Gita Sabharwal of India as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Thailand, with the host Government’s approval.

29 January 2020
SG/A/1939

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Susana Sottoli of Argentina as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Bolivia, with the host Government’s approval.