United Nations appoints Russian Diplomat Vladimir Voronkov as Chief of newly established Counter-Terrorism Centre

Posted on:22 Jun 2017 15:14:05
United Nations appoints Russian Diplomat Vladimir Voronkov as Chief of newly established Counter-Terrorism Centre
22 June 2017 Current Affairs:

  • The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres appointed Russian diplomat Vladimir Voronkov to head the newly established UN Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT).

  • The Vladimir Voronkov has been given the rank of Under-Secretary-General.

  • It is developed to oversee the counterterrorism efforts of 36 UN-funded programs under the ambit of a variety of UN agencies, 12 inter-agency working groups, Interpol, and the World Customs Organisation.


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