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Filippo Grandi re-elected as UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Tuesday - September 27, 2022 11:42 am , Category : WORLD
United Nations, Sep 27 (IANS) The General Assembly has re-elected Italian diplomat Filippo Grandi as the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for a term of two years and a half.
His new term begins on July 1, 2023, and ends on December 31, 2025, reports Xinhua news agency.
Grandi's re-election was adopted by the General Assembly without a vote.
Grandi has been UNHCR since January 1, 2016.
His immediate predecessor was Antonio Guterres, who is currently the UN Secretary-General.
Between January 2010 and March 2014, Grandi headed the UN agency for Palestine refugees, formally known as the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East.

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