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Austrian Volker Türk Appointed Top UN Official

Published: April 19, 2019; 12:38 · (Vindobona)

The Austrian lawyer and UN official Volker Türk was appointed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres as one of his deputies with the title Assistant Secretary-General for Strategic Coordination.

Austrian Türk appointed top UN official as Assistant Secretary-General for Strategic Coordination in the Executive Office of the Secretary-General / Picture: © UN United Nations

Türk, who has been the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva since 2015, will replace Fabrizio Hochschild Drummond from Chile in July.

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Volker Türk of Austria as Assistant Secretary-General for Strategic Coordination in the Executive Office of the…

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