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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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Speeches & Statements



6/29/2015, Beirut
About the detention of former Tunisian President Mohamed Moncef Marzouki and the Freedom Flotilla ship "Marianne" - Arabic  

5/5/2015, Manama, Bahrain
Second Session of the Arab High-Level Forum on Sustainable Development - Arabic  

3/5/2015, Beirut
International Women's Day - Arabic  

2/2/2015, Cairo
Toward Justice and Equality for Women in the Arab Region - Arabic