United Nations sources reported that Development and environment expert Satya S. Tripathi has been appointed an assistant Secretary General and will head the UN Environment Program’s New York office. Meanwhile the appointment made Monday by Secretary General Antonio Guterres was announced by his Spokesperson Stephane Guterres.
Presently Tripathi is the third Indian at the senior levels of the UN hierarchy. He has served the UN for 20 years in “Europe, Asia and Africa on strategic assignments in sustainable development, human rights, democratic governance and legal affairs”. Dujarric said “Tripathi has been the Senior Adviser on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the UNEP since 2017”. Moreover a development economist and lawyer with over 35 years of experience, one of his key roles at the UN was as the UN Recovery Coordinator for the $7 billion post-tsunami and post conflict recovery efforts in Aceh and Nias in Indonesia.
Furthermore he also chaired the Committees on Laws and Treaties for the UN
mediated Cyprus unification talks in 2004. Tripathi has commerce and law bachelor’s
degrees and masters in law from Behrampur University in Odisha. Moreover Nikhil
Seth, the Executive Director of UN Institute for Training and Research, is at
the level of an assistant Secretary General according to last year’s Voluntary
Public Disclosure listing of senior staff’s assets.
11 year old boy rescued 34 year old man drowning in pool Atlanta sources reported that an 11 year old Indian American boy is being praised for pulling an unconscious 34 year old man from the bottom of the deep-end of a pool and saving his life. Advaik Nandikotkur was with his uncle and mother at an indoor pool in the family’s apartment complex in Eagan, Minnesota recently when the man wandered into the deep end and became unresponsive.
- PM Narendra Modi will award medals to winners of 'Bharat Ko Janiye' quiz on January 22
- Indian American spokesman of White House left Trump administration
- Race for US 2020 President Election likely to see a Hindu representative
- ICC welcomed USA Cricket as its newest member
- Indian Graduate shot dead in Atlanta
- Donald Trump stirred a diplomatic tempest by ridiculing development of India in Afghanistan
- Man arrested for killing Indian American cop
- Indian American Teenager won University hackathon
- Indian American Cop shot dead during traffic stop
- Nalgonda district teens killed in Tennessee fire accident
- 2 people charged in murder for hire of an executive chef in California
- New Indian Ambassador to US appointed
- Saikat Chakrabarti, Chief of Staff to newly elected Congresswoman is among Politico's "Power List" of people
- Why Nehal Chudasama failed to make it to Top 20 of Miss Universe 2018?
- 54 Year Old Man charged for assaulting Indian Origin Woman