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29 November 2007
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York
SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS VLADIMIR GORYAYEV OF RUSSIAN FEDERATION AS EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR OF OFFICE OF UNITED NATIONS REGISTER OF DAMAGE
In compliance with the provisions of General Assembly resolution
, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has decided to appoint Vladimir Goryayev of the Russian Federation as Executive Director of the office of the United Nations Register of Damage caused by the Construction of the Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
The Vienna-based office is a subsidiary organ of the General Assembly operating under the administrative authority of the Secretary-General.
Mr. Goryayev currently serves as Director a.i. for the Asia and the Pacific Division in the Department of Political Affairs, which he joined in 1988. Prior to that, he worked with the Foreign Ministry in Moscow.
In his new capacity, Mr. Goryayev will be responsible for overseeing and administrating the work of the office of the United Nations Register of Damage. As an ex-officio member of the Board of the Register of Damage, he will also be responsible for reviewing all the claim cases and presenting them to members of the Board for inclusion in the Register.
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