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UN staff categories - Senior Appointments

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UN staff categories - Senior Appointments

The Senior appointments category of staff is the highest level of UN positions. Individuals are appointed to these positions by the General Assembly and by the Secretary-General him/herself. Positions iinclude:

  • Secretary-General (SG)
  • Deputy Secretary-General (DSG)
  • Under-Secretary-General (USG)
  • Assistant Secretary-General (ASG)

This category also includes a range of other senior UN staff, including Special Representatives, Special Envoys, and Force Commanders.

For further information on the Senior appointments category viit the UN Careers website.

Photo: Secretary-General meets US Under Secretary of State for Political Affair, copyright UN Photo 26 June 2016.