Achim Steiner

UN CHIEF NAMES GERMANY'S ACHIM STEINER TO HEAD UNDP

Question: Recently, Achim Steiner was appointed as the Administrator of which global organization?
(a) FAO
(b) UNDP
(c) WHO
(d) UNESCO
Ans: (b)
Related facts:-

  • On April 12, 2017, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Achim Steiner of Germany as the new Administrator of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
  • On this post, he will replace Helen Clark.
  • Earlier, Achim Steiner was employed in the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).
  • UNDP serves to reduce poverty, to improve social development and to encourage women empowerment.
  • It was established in the year 1965.
  • Its headquarters is in New York City.

Related Links:-
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-4406548/UN-chief-names-German-head-UNDP.html
http://www.radio.gov.pk/13-Apr-2017/un-chief-names-germany-s-achim-steiner-to-head-undp
http://ssc.undp.org/content/ssc/services/expo/2013/the_expo/highlevel_opening_ceremony/biography_achim_steiner.html
http://www.environewsnigeria.com/germany-accused-influencing-steiners-choice-new-undp-boss/

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