Ban Appoints Experienced Australian National As New UN Disaster Risk Reduction Chief (allAfrica.com)

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Australia’s Robert Glasser as Assistant Secretary-General and Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). Mr. Glasser will succeed Margareta Wahlström of Sweden, to whom Mr. Ban is grateful for her dedication and excellent leadership of UNISDR…