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Secretary-General of the United Nations is the head of the United Nations Secretariat.

The role of UN Secretary-General is laid out by Chapter XV (Articles 97 to 101) of UN Charter.

António Guterres, was appointed UN Secretary-General by the General Assembly on 13 October 2016, and he took office at midnight 1 January 2017.



 

 

List of Secretary-General

 

 

UN Secretary-General

 

Country

From- to

 

 

 

0.Gladwyn Jebb                

United Kingdom

24 October 1945 -       1 February 1946

 

 

 

1.Trygve Lie

 Norway

2 February 1946  -     10 November 1952

 

 

 

2. Dag Hammarskjöld

Sweden

10 April 1953  -           18 September 1961

 

 

 

3. U Thant

Burma

30 November 1961 - 31 December 1971

 

 

 

4. Kurt Waldheim

Austria

1 January 1972 –         31 December 1981

 

 

 

5. Javier Pérez de Cuéllar

Peru

1 January 1982 –          31 December 1991

 

 

 

6. Boutros Boutros-Ghali

 Egypt

1 January 1992  -        31 December 1996

 

 

 

7. Kofi Annan

Ghana

1 January 1997 –        31 December 2006

 

 

 

8. Ban Ki-Moon

South Korea

1 January 2007 –        31 December 2016

 

 

 

9. António Guterres

Portugal

1 January 2017 –

 

 

 

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