Mal­corra strong can­di­date ...

Pakistan Observer - - IN­TER­NA­TIONAL -

Amer­ica has agreed to the nom­i­na­tion in the con­text of emerg­ing new pat­tern of friend­ship be­tween Wash­ing­ton and Bui­nus Aires.

The nom­i­na­tion be­came for­mal via a let­ter Macri sent to the pres­i­dent of the UN Gen­eral As­sem­bly, Mo­gens Lykketoft and the head of the Se­cu­rity Coun­cil, Amr Ab­del­latif Aboulatta in midMay.

“On pre­sent­ing this can­di­dacy, the Ar­gen­tine govern­ment is con­vinced that the con­di­tions and ca­pac­i­ties of Ms Mal­corra, will en­able her to ad­dress and am­ply com­ply the tasks of UN Sec­re­tary Gen­eral”, said Macri in the let­ter.

The pres­i­dent re­called that Ms Mal­corra, 61, For­eign Min­is­ter of Ar­gentina, born in Rosario and with a de­gree in elec­tron­ics engi­neer­ing from the Rosario na­tional Univer­sity, has a long pro­fes­sional ex­pe­ri­ence both in the pub­lic and pri­vate sec­tors, in­clud­ing over a decade work­ing for the UN.

As a mem­ber of UN staff, Ms Mal­corra held sev­eral dif­fer­ent jobs such as head of op­er­a­tions and deputy ex­ec­u­tive man­age­ment of the World Food Pro­gram, and later head of the Sec­re­tary Gen­eral’s cab­i­net.

She was in­volved from the very be­gin­ning with elab­o­ra­tion of the Agenda 2030 for sus­tain­able de­vel­op­ment, and has the knowl­edge and ca­pac­ity to pro­mote its im­ple­men­ta­tion in all the world.

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