Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations
|Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations|
United Nations Secretariat
|Reports to||The Secretary-General|
New York City, USA
The Secretary-General appoints the Deputy Secretary-General following consultations with Member States and in accordance with Article 101 of the Charter of the United Nations.
|Term length||See below|
The term of office of the Deputy Secretary-General must not exceed that of the Secretary-General.
|Constituting instrument||General Assembly Resolution 52/12 B|
|Precursor||Deputy Secretary-General of the League of Nations|
|Inaugural holder||Louise Fréchette|
|1||Louise Fréchette||Canada||2 March 1998 – 1 April 2006||Kofi Annan|
|2||Mark Malloch Brown||United Kingdom||1 April 2006 – 31 December 2006|
|3||Asha-Rose Migiro||Tanzania||5 February 2007 – 1 July 2012||Ban Ki-moon|
|4||Jan Eliasson||Sweden||1 July 2012 – 31 December 2016|
|5||Amina J. Mohammed||Nigeria||1 January 2017 – present||António Guterres|
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