Where can I find information about high-level Secretariat officials?
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2019
The report of the Joint Inspection Unit, Transparency in the selection and appointment of senior managers in the United Nations Secretariat, contains a wealth of information about high-level Secretariat officials (transmitted by A/66/380).
Included in this document are definitions for the various titles.
Annex II: Historical overview of Under-Secretaries-General and Assistant Secretaries-General or equivalent ranks, contains a list of appointees, covering 1946-2010.
The authors acknowledge using the following sources to prepare the list: Yearbooks of the United Nations, United Nations Info Quest (UNIQUE-- decommissioned in 2019), United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library. Please consult with us about the resources available in the Library for this type of research.
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