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Amina Mohammed reappointed as UN Deputy Secretary-General



The Secretary-General of UN, António Guterres, has announced the reappointment of Amina Mohammed as Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Amina Mohammed heads development coordination at the world body undergoing reform.

The Nigerian has worked for the actualization of UN calls on Member States for the adoption of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Guterres hailed his deputy’s leadership of the Sustainable Development Group, determination to reinforce results and maximization of the UN development system.

Before her designation in January 2017, Mohammed was Minister of Environment and Special Adviser to ex-Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Post-2015 Development Planning.

She served as Presidential Adviser on the Millennium Development Goals, advising on poverty alleviation, public sector reform and sustainable development.

UN mission to preserve world peace was complicated in its early decades by the Cold War between the United States and Soviet Union and their respective allies.

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