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Amina Mohamed.jpgAmina Mohamed

Amina Chawahir Mohamed Jibril (Somali: Aamina Maxamed Jibriil; Arabic: امينة محمد جبريل‎‎) (born 5 October 1961) is a Kenyan Somali lawyer, diplomat and politician. She previously served as Chairwoman of the International Organization for Migration and the World Trade Organisation’s General Council, as well as Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme. She is the Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Kenya.

Minister for Foreign Affairs
Assumed office: 20 May 2013
President Uhuru Kenyatta
Preceded by Sam Ongeri
Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme
In office: 13 May 2011 – 20 May 2013
Appointed by Ban Ki-moon
Preceded by Angela Cropper

Personal details
Born 5 October 1961 (more…)

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Amina Mohammed sworn-in as UN Deputy Sec-GenNigeria: Amina Mohammed to Assume Duty At UN
From The Guardian

Ms Amina Mohammed, the immediate past Minister of Environment, will be sworn-in on Tuesday as the UN Deputy Secretary-General at the UN Headquarters in New York, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Mohammed, who was appointed by the UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Dec. 15, 2016 as his deputy, was supposed to have assumed office on Jan. 1, 2017. She, however, delayed the assumption of her new role at the request of President Muhammadu Buhari to complete some ongoing responsibilities she was handling at that time.

Guterres had, while announcing Mohammed alongside two other women appointees, described them as “highly competent”.

“I am happy to count on the efforts of these three highly competent women, whom I have chosen for their strong backgrounds in global affairs, development, diplomacy, human rights and humanitarian action. (more…)

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Image result for amina mohammedAmina J. Mohammed

Amina J. Mohammed is the current Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, and former Minister of Environment of Nigeria.

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5th Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations
Assumed office on 1 January 2017
Secretary-General António Guterres
Preceded by Jan Eliasson
Minister of Environment, in office: 11 November 2015 – 15 December 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari
Preceded by Lawrencia Laraba-Mallam
Succeeded by Ibrahim Usman Jibril (Minister of State)

Early life and family
Amina Mohammed was born on 27 June 1961 in Gombe State, North Eastern part of Nigeria. Her (more…)

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