Bulgarian Appointed as Head of UN Centre for Central Asia
Thursday, 19 March 2015
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed on Tuesday the Bulgarian Petko Draganov as his Special Representative and Head of the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
Draganov succeeds the Slovak Miroslav Jenca, who was recently appointed as Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, the site of UNRCCA informs.
Ban Ki-moon expressed his gratitude to Jenca for his vision and leadership as head of the UNRCCA since the centre was established in 2007.
Draganov has been serving as Deputy Secretary-General of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) since 2009.