Grenada’s former local weather resilience minister Simon Stiell will change into the brand new United Nations local weather chief, UN Secretary Basic Antonio Guterres introduced on Monday.
Mr Stiell will take over as Government Secretary of the United Nations Framework Conference on Local weather Change with beneath three months earlier than the newest spherical of local weather negotiations at COP27 in Egypt.
He’ll exchange Mexican diplomat Patricia Espinosa.
Mr Stiell served for 5 years as Grenada’s Minister for Local weather Resilience till June 2022 and beforehand served as Minister for Schooling and Human Useful resource Growth.
The UN known as Mr Stiell a “true champion for formulating creative approaches for our collective global response to the climate crisis” in an announcement.
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