Biographical Note

Biographical Note

5 November 2019
BIO/5282*

Munir Akram, the new Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.

29 October 2019
SG/A/1921-BIO/5281-EN/330

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Damilola Ogunbiyi of Nigeria as his Special Representative for Sustainable Energy for All and Co-Chair of United Nations-Energy.

25 October 2019
SG/A/1920*-BIO/5280*-PKO/801

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of David McLachlan-Karr of Australia as his Deputy Special Representative in the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), where he will also serve as United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator.

22 October 2019
BIO/5278

The new Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations, Mitchell Peter Fifield, presented his credentials to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.

22 October 2019
BIO/5279

Cho Hyun, the new Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.

17 October 2019
SG/A/1917*-BIO/5275*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres welcomes today’s decision by the General Assembly to approve Fatoumata Ndiaye of Senegal as Under-Secretary-General for Internal Oversight Services, Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) for a five-year non-renewable term.

17 October 2019
SG/A/1918-BIO/5276

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Philippe Poinsot of France as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Côte d’Ivoire, with the host Government’s approval.

17 October 2019
SG/A/1919*-BIO/5277*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Maria do Valle Ribeiro of Ireland as United Nations Resident Coordinator for Zimbabwe, with the host country’s agreement.

15 October 2019
BIO/5273

Carlos Daniel Amorín Tenconi, the new Permanent Representative of Uruguay to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

15 October 2019
BIO/5274

The new Permanent Representative of Algeria to the United Nations, Sofiane Mimouni, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

14 October 2019
SG/A/1915*-BIO/5271*-PA/27

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Helen Meagher La Lime of the United States as his Special Representative for Haiti and Head of the United Nations Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH).

14 October 2019
SG/A/1916*-BIO/5272*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Mamadou Diallo of Guinea as his new Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS).  Mr. Diallo will also serve as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Guinea-Bissau.

1 October 2019
GA/EF/3513-BIO/5267*

The Second Committee (Economic and Financial) elected Cheikh Niang (Senegal) as Chair on 4 June 2019.  (See Press Release GA/12149.)

1 October 2019
GA/SPD/690-BIO/5269*

The Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) elected Mohammed Hussein Bahr Aluloom (Iraq) as its Chair on 4 June.  (See Press Release GA/12149.)

1 October 2019
GA/SHC/4257-BIO/5268*

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) elected Christian Frédéric Braun (Luxembourg) Chair on 4 June.  (See Press Release GA/12149.)

1 October 2019
GA/L/3591-BIO/5270*

The Sixth Committee (Legal) elected Michal Mlynár (Slovakia) Chair on 4 June.  (See Press Release GA/12149.)

1 October 2019
GA/DIS/3620-BIO/5266*

The First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) elected Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz (Bolivia) as Chair on 4 June.  (See Press Release GA/12149.)

1 October 2019
SG/A/1912-BIO/5264

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Zia Choudhury of Bangladesh as the UN Resident Coordinator in Botswana, with the host Government’s approval.

1 October 2019
SG/A/1913-BIO/5265

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Ola Almgren of Sweden as the UN Resident Coordinator in Myanmar, with the host Government’s approval.  Mr. Almgren will also serve as UN Humanitarian Coordinator.

17 September 2019
GA/12177-BIO/5254*

On 4 June 2019, the United Nations General Assembly elected Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Permanent Representative of Nigeria, President of its seventy-fourth session.