Special Envoy of the Secretary-General

A Special Envoy of the Secretary-General (SESG) is a senior United Nations official appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General to deal with a set of specific issues.

Examples include the SESGs on Children affected by Armed Conflict, on HIV/AIDS in Africa, on LRA-affected areas, on indigenous people, to a specific country etc. Bill Clinton,[1] a former president of the United States, was named the special envoy to Haiti in 2009, and for much of 2012 Kofi Annan, the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, was Joint Special Representative for the United Nations and the Arab League for Syria. In July 2012, Gordon Brown, a former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, was named the special envoy on Global Education.[2] There are many other people of different backgrounds who serve the Secretary-General.

List of Special EnvoysEdit

The UN has appointed a number of Special Envoys.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "The Special Envoy of the Secretary General of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti". United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Home". The Office of the UN Special Envoy for Global Education.
  3. ^ "General George C. Marshall's Mission to China, 1945-1947". www.gale.com. Retrieved 2018-02-27.
  4. ^ "Shri Virendra Dayal - IHF profile". Indian Harmony Foundation. 2016. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  5. ^ a b c "Middle Eastern Special and Personal Representatives, Envoys and Advisers of the Secretary-General". United Nations. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  6. ^ a b c "African Special and Personal Representatives, Envoys and Advisers of the Secretary-General". United Nations. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  7. ^ "Ms. María Soledad Cisternas Reyes of Chile - Special Envoy on Disability and Accessibility". United Nations Secretary-General. Retrieved 12 October 2017.
  8. ^ "Secretary-General Appoints Han Seung-Soo of Republic of Korea Special Envoy on Disaster Risk Reduction and Water" (Press release). United Nations. 19 December 2013.
  9. ^ "Secretary-General Appoints Mary Robinson of Ireland, Macharia Kamau of Kenya Special Envoys on El Niño and Climate" (Press release). United Nations. 20 May 2016.
  10. ^ "Secretary-General Appoints Michael R. Bloomberg of United States Special Envoy for Climate Action | Meetings Coverage and Press Releases". www.un.org.
  11. ^ https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/sg/personnel-appointments/2020-02-04/mr-mahmoud-mohieldin-of-egypt-special-envoy-financing-the-2030-agenda. Missing or empty |title= (help)