17 January 2016, ADDIS ABABA: The Chairperson of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) has announced the appointment of a deputy chairperson.
Mr. Festus G. Mogae, Former President of the Republic of Botswana appointed Mr. François Lounceny Fall, Former Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Guinea, as Deputy Chairperson of JMEC.
Mr. Fall will assume his responsibilities from 18 January 2016.
“Mr. Fall is a distinguished public servant who has ably served his country and the United Nations. I welcome his commitment to serve the people of South Sudan in this important role,”said the Chairperson.
Mr. Fall was Guinea’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 2000 to 2002, and Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2002 to 2004.
In 2004, Mr. Fall became Prime Minister. From 2005 to 2010, Mr. Fall was the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, before returning to government service as Minister for Foreign Affairs and Guineans Abroad from 2012.