UN Climate Change News, 3 July 2019 – The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is pleased to announce that, following official communication by the office of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and consultations with the COP bureau, Patricia Espinosa has been appointed for a second three-year term as Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC.
Members of the COP Bureau unanimously agreed with the re-appointment, highlighting the Executive Secretary’s excellent leadership and commitment to the climate change agenda and her dedication to ensuring the continuous guidance and support of the UNFCCC Secretariat to Parties and the UNFCCC process in general.
Ambassador of Mexico to Germany from 2001 to 2002 and from 2012 to 2016, Ms. Espinosa was Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mexico from 2006 to 2012, bringing more than 30 years of experience at highest levels in international relations, specialized in climate change, global governance, sustainable development, gender equality and protection of human rights.
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Information taken from: https://unfccc.int/news/unfccc-executive-secretary-patricia-espinosa-appointed-for-second-term