H.E Ms. Cristina Duarte

United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Special Adviser on Africa

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Cristina Duarte of the Republic of Cabo Verde as Special Adviser on Africa.

Served as Minister of Finance, Planning and Public Administration in the Republic of Cabo Verde from 2006 to 2016, Ms. Duarte brings to the position more than 34 years of leadership and strategic management experience in public policy making and in the private sector, coupled with a deep understanding of international and regional cooperation and the challenges facing African countries.  She is a Member of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration and High-Level Advisory Board on Economic and Social Affairs, President Paul Kagame’s Advisory Committee on African Union Reforms, the Board of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and the Board of the Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development at the UONGOZI Institute.

03:00 - 04.00 PM

Saturday 28th Nov

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