UN Secretary General appoints new Special Advisor for the Prevention of Genocide

New York, July 2012

The UN Secretary General has appointed Mr. Adama Dieng to be his new Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide. Prior to this, Mr. Dieng was the Registrar of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, he also served as the UN Independent Expert for Haiti and the Secretary General's Special Envoy to Malawi.