SG appoints Pernille Kardel as acting Special Coordinator for Lebanon
NEW YORK - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Pernille Dahler Kardel of Denmark as Acting United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon (UNSCOL).
Ms. Kardel succeeds Sigrid Kaag of the Netherlands and is expected to take up her appointment at the end of the year.
Tadamichi Yamamoto, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, as well as head of UNAMA, paid tribute to her work as the Secretary-General’s Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan (Political) over the past 18 months and wished her every success in her new position.
Ms. Kardel’s successor at UNAMA is expected in due course.