UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (Photo: Kyodo/VNA)

The Secretary-General has decided to establish a reform coordination structure under the joint leadership of the Deputy Secretary-General and the Chef de Cabinet to ensure a unified and cohesive change management program across all three reforms, with dedicated teams to service each individual stream.

The transition team will be headed by the Special Adviser on Reforms to ensure the overall coordination of the three reform streams, sustainable development, peace and security, and management.

Mr. Wandel has had many years of distinguished service within the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). He served as Assistant Administrator (Assistant Secretary-General), Director of the Bureau of Management from 2012 to 2017.

Jens Wandel has also held various leadership positions at the country level, including as United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Turkmenistan; UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Kyrgyzstan; and UNDP Assistant Resident Representative in Vietnam./.

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