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UN Secretary-General appoints Nikhil Seth for UNITAR

Jun 10, 2015 United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire New York, 8 June 2015 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon announced today the appointment of Nikhil Seth of India as Executive Director of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). He will succeed Sally Fegan-Wyles of Ireland, to whom the Secretary-General expressed his utmost gratitude for her dedication and commitment to the United Nations. Mr. Seth brings to the position over 35 years of service as an international and national civil servant and a wealth of experience in leading, supporting and managing complex portfolios and inter-governmental processes, including United Nations summits and conferences in [Read More]

James Bond 007 actor Daniel Craig first UN Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines

Apr 17, 2015 Celebrities, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Photos by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, April 14 2014 – James Bond 007 actor Daniel Craig Tuesday picked up a “license to save.” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday designated  Craig as the first UN Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards. In a brief ceremony held at UN Headquarters, the Secretary-General thanked Mr. Craig for his commitment to support the UN’s vision of a world free from the threat of landmines and explosive remnants of war. Ban said, “You have been given license to kill. I’m now giving you license to save.” The designation marked the 10th [Read More]

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