The United Nations (UN) has reappointed Amina Mohammed as Deputy Secretary-General.
This was revealed by UN Secretary-General, António Guterres.
According to him, Mohammed will continue in the role during his second term.
Guterres went on to hail his deputy’s leadership of the Sustainable Development Group, determination to reinforce results and maximization of the UN development system.
Note that Mohammed has worked for the actualization of UN calls on Member States for the adoption of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Before her designation in January 2017, Mohammed was Minister of Environment.
The deputy who was also Special Adviser to ex-Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Post-2015 Development Planning, also served as Presidential Adviser on the Millennium Development Goals.
She advised on poverty alleviation, public sector reform and sustainable development.