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Thursday, 22 June 2017

Vladimir Voronkov appointed as Under-Secretary-General of UN Counter-Terrorism Office


United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov of the Russian Federation as Under-Secretary-General of the newly created United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office. The office is established under the General Assembly resolution 71/291 on 15 June 2017.

The Under-Secretary-General will provide strategic leadership to United Nations counter-terrorism efforts, participate in the decision-making process of the United Nations and ensure that the cross-cutting origins and impact of terrorism are reflected in the work of the United Nations. He is currently Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the International Organizations in Vienna.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • 9th Secretary-General of United Nations is Antonio Guterres and its headquarter is in New York City, USA.

Source- The Indian Express



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