The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres has appointed Shombi Sharp of the United States (US), a sustainable development expert, as the UN Resident Coordinator in India. He will lead the UN team in India, and work towards India’s Covid-19 response plans to recover better for the Sustainable Development Goals. Prior to this, he served as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Armenia.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- United Nations Founded: 24 October 1945;
- United Nations Headquarters: New York, New York, United States;
- United Nations Secretary general: António Guterres.