Ghana’s immediate past Minister of Foreign Affairs under the John Mahama administration, Hanna Tetteh, has been sworn into office as the Director-General of the United Nations Office in Nairobi, Kenya.
She was sworn in by United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, on Friday November 2, 2018.
She succeeds Ms. Sahle-Work Zewde from Ethiopia, who has been appointed as Special Representative to the African Union and Head of the United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU).
Ms. Tetteh is a practising Lawyer and holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Ghana, Legon.
She also completed her professional law course at the Ghana School of Law and was called to the Ghana Bar in October 1992.