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Executive Secretary - Ms. Rima Khalaf

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the appointment of Rima Khalaf, a national of Jordan, as Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).

Ms. Khalaf brings to the position a combination of deep passion for, and knowledge of, the region with its challenges and opportunities; substantial experience with the United Nations at the senior policymaking levels; and the necessary management skills for a complex organization such as ESCWA. >> more.



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8/3/2014, Beirut
International Women’s Day - English   |   Arabic

2/25/2014, Tunis
Launch of the ESCWA Report "Arab Integration: A 21st Century Imperative" - English   |   Arabic