UN determined to appoint new Personal Envoy for Western Sahara

New York, 25 April 2021 (SPS) -The United Nations are determined to continue their efforts to appoint  a new Personal Envoy for Western Sahara, said Spokesperson of the UN Secretary General, while referring to the "difficulties" met in filling such a high-profile position.

When asked whether the UN still has no appropriate candidates to fill the two-year vacancy as Western Sahara envoy, Dujarric said finding a good candidate to replace Kohler is not the “easiest job on the UN roster.”

He described the job as “critical,” saying that UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has been “trying very hard to fill the position.”

“Not all the levers are in hands, but he is doing his bit,” the spokesperson concluded. (SPS)