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Secretaries of UNSCEAR

The Secretary is the principal officer of the small Secretariat, which has been based in Vienna, Austria and linked to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) since 1974. The Secretariat organizes and services the annual sessions of UNSCEAR and manages the preparation of documents for the Committee's scrutiny.

There have been nine secretaries of UNSCEAR:

1

Mr. Ray K. APPLEYARD (1956 - 1961)

2

Mr. Francesco SELLA (1961 - 1974)

3

Mr. Dan BENINSON (1974 - 1979)

4

Mr. Giovanni SILINI (1980 - 1988)

5

Mr. Burton BENNETT (1988 acting; 1991 - 2000)

6

Mr. Norman GENTNER (2001 - 2004; 2005 acting)

7

Mr. Malcolm CRICK (2005 - 2018)

8

Mr. Ferid SHANNOUN (2018 acting)

9

Ms. Borislava BATANDJIEVA-METCALF (since 2019)

 

Silini, Beninson, Appleyard, Sella
Silini, Beninson, Appleyard and Sella at the 30th anniversary of UNSCEAR in 1985 Crick, Habersack, Gentner, Sekolec and Bennett at the 50th anniversary of UNSCEAR in 2006
Silini, Beninson, Appleyard, Sella  
Crick and Shannoun at the 60th anniversary of UNSCEAR in 2016  
Last updated: Tuesday, 16 April 2019