UNIC Manila Media Advisory_28 February 2017: UN opens nominations for Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General (DSRSG)

WHAT: Call for Nominations for Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General (DSRSG)

WHEN: Deadline 15 April 2017

DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2lhdp5m

The Secretariat of the United Nations (UN) is requesting nominations for the generic position of Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General (DSRSG) Political and/or for the Rule of Law in United Nations field missions/peace operations.

Special Representatives of the Secretary-General and their deputies serving in field missions are appointed by the Secretary-General. These high level leadership posts are graded at the level of Under-Secretary-General (USG) or Assistant Secretary-General (ASG).

In order to ensure a wide pool of candidates for these high level positions, the UN is opening a call for nominations to identify the most talented men and women to lead our UN field missions. This call supplements the Secretary-General’s own search and consultations.

Nominations must include a CV and vision statement and be submitted via the online platform https://leadershipcall.unmissions.org/ no later than 15 April 2017.

For more information, contact: leadership@un.org