Special Representative of the Secretary-General

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A Special Representative of the Secretary-General is a highly respected expert who has been appointed by the Secretary-General of the United Nations to represent her/him in meetings with heads of state on critical human rights issues. The representatives can carry out country visits to investigate allegations of human rights violations or act as negotiators on behalf of the United Nations.

Current Special Representatives[edit]

Some of the Special Representatives include:

  • Michael Keating, Special Representative for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM).[1]

Former Special Representatives[edit]

Some of the former special representatives Include:

Special Advisors[edit]

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