UN Secretary-General appoints Patricia Espinosa Cantellano Executive Secretary of UNFCCC

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Patricia Espinosa Cantellano of Mexico as Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). She will succeed Christiana Figueres of Costa Rica. The appointment was made after consultation with the Conference of Parties through its Bureau.

Prior to this appointment Ms. Cantellano has been serving as Ambassador of Mexico to Germany. She has also served as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mexico and carrying 30 years of experience at highest levels in international relations, specializing in climate change, global governance, sustainable development, gender equality and protection of human rights.

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1. Who has been appointed as the Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC ?
2. Name the person who is the United Nations Secretary General and also expand the term UNFCCC ?

Courtesy : UN.org


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