Who is the current Deputy Secretary-General and who has held the post previously?
Last Updated: Jul 24, 2017     Views: 18

The position of Deputy Secretary-General was created in 1997 by the General Assembly resolution, A/RES/52/12B. The responsibilities of the post are listed in the resolution.

Ms. Amina J. Mohammed of Nigeria is the current Deputy Secretary-General. She began her term on 1 January 2017.

Previous office holders include:

2012-2016 : Mr. Jan Eliasson (Sweden)

2007-2011 : Ms. Asha-Rose Migiro (Tanzania)

2006 : Mr. Mark Malloch Brown (United Kingdom)

1998-2005 : Ms. Louise Fréchette (Canada)



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