Secretary-General appoints Karin Landgren of Sweden Deputy Special Representative, UN Mission

September 18 2008: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointment Karin Landgren of Sweden as his Deputy Special Representative for Nepal.

It is expected that Ms. Landgren will bring to the United Nations Mission in Nepal many years of political, managerial and international law experience with the United Nations in a number of duty stations. Her service with the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) included postings in India and the Philippines, and an emergency mission in the Great Lakes region of Africa. She was UNHCR’s country representative to Eritrea, Singapore and Bosnia and Herzegovina.