United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addressed the media on the first day of the European Union (EU) summit on June 24, 2021 at the Council of Europe building in Brussels.
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On Friday, August 27, 2021, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Alexander Ivankov of Russia as Special Representative of the Sahara and President of Minorzo.
After Alexander Ivanko Canadian Colin Stewart, UN Secretary General Stephen Dujarric said at his press conference that “the Secretary-General is grateful for his dedicated service and the efficient leadership of Minerva.”
“Since 2009, Mr. Ivanko, Minerva’s CEO, brings to this level more than 30 years of experience in the field of international affairs, peacekeeping and journalism,” said Stephen Dujarric.
Alexander Ivanko began his journalism career, working as a reporter for a Russian newspaper in Afghanistan and the United States. He was also a Senior Adviser to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (1998-2005).
He holds an MA in Journalism from Moscow State University and is fluent in Russian and English.