Secretary-General Appoints Lieutenant General Marcos De Sá Affonso Da Costa of Brazil Force Commander for United Nations Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo

8 Apr

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Marcos De Sá Affonso Da Costa of Brazil as Force Commander for the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).

Secretary-General Appoints Major General Ingrid Gjerde of Norway Force Commander, United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus

24 Mar

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Major General Ingrid Gjerde of Norway as Force Commander of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP).

Secretary-General Appoints Jean Arnault of France Personal Envoy on Afghanistan and Regional Issues

18 Mar

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Jean Arnault of France as his Personal Envoy on Afghanistan and Regional Issues.  The Secretary-General has asked Mr. Arnault to assist in the achievement of a political solution to the conflict, working closely with the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and regional partners.

Secretary-General Appoints El-Ghassim Wane of Mauritania Special Representative, Head of United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali

15 Mar

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of El-Ghassim Wane of Mauritania as his new Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).

Secretary-General Appoints Cherith Norman Chalet of United States Assistant Secretary-General for General Assembly, Conference Management

4 Mar

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Cherith Norman Chalet of the United States as Assistant Secretary‑General for General Assembly and Conference Management in the Department for General Assembly and Conference Management.

Secretary-General Appoints Ligia Noronha of India to Head United Nations Environment Programme’s New York Office

25 Feb

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ligia Noronha of India as Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Secretary-General appoints Khardiata Lo N’Diaye of Senegal Deputy Special Representative, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Sudan

18 Feb

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Khardiata Lo N’Diaye of Senegal as his new Deputy Special Representative for Sudan with the United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), serving also as the United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator.