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Satya S Tripathi appointed as Assistant Secretary General & Head of UNEP NYC office

Satya S Tripathi appointed as Assistant Secretary-General & Head of UNEP New York office- Details, Service Career

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Veteran Indian development economist Satya S Tripathi as the Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) by UN Chief Antonio Guterres. 

Satya S Tripathi, who will succeed Elliott Harris of Trinidad and Tobago, served as Senior Adviser on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at UNEP since 2017.

Satya S Tripathi has been working for the United Nations since 1998 in Europe, Asia, and Africa on strategic assignments in sustainable development, human rights, democratic governance and legal affairs. 

A development economist and lawyer with over 35 years of experience, Mr. Tripathi has worked for the United Nations since 1998 in Europe, Asia, and Africa on strategic assignments in sustainable development, human rights, democratic governance and legal affairs.

Satya S Tripathi holds honors, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in commerce; and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in law from Berhampur University, India.

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

UN Environment is the leading agency at the world body focussed on the environment. It works with governments, the private sector, the civil society and with other UN entities and international organisations across the world

Formation: 5th June 1972

Headquarter: Nairobi, Kenya

Executive Director: Erik Solheim

 

 


 

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