Secretary-General Appoints Ján Kubiš of Slovakia Special Envoy, Head of United Nations Support Mission in Libya

18 Jan

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ján Kubiš of Slovakia as his Special Envoy on Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).  This position is established pursuant to Security Council resolution 2542 (2020).

Secretary-General Appoints Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir of Iceland Deputy Special Representative for Iraq

15 Jan

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir of Iceland as his new Deputy Special Representative for Political Affairs and Electoral Assistance of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).

Secretary-General Appoints Nicholas Haysom of South Africa Special Representative, Head of United Nations Mission in South Sudan

15 Jan

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Nicholas Haysom of South Africa as his Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

Secretary-General Appoints Bintou Keita of Guinea Special Representative in Democratic Republic of Congo

14 Jan

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Bintou Keita of Guinea as his Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).

Secretary-General Appoints Abdoulaye Mar Dieye of Senegal Special Coordinator for Development in Sahel

7 Jan

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Abdoulaye Mar Dieye of Senegal as the Special Coordinator for development in the Sahel.  Mr. Dieye is a macroeconomist and development expert with strong leadership experience in managing complex development portfolios over the last 35 years.

Secretary-General appoints Mette Knudsen of Denmark Deputy Special Representative (Political) for Afghanistan

7 Jan

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Mette Knudsen of Denmark as his new Deputy Special Representative (Political) for Afghanistan in the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).