UNOWA is headed by the Special Representative for West Africa (SRSG) who is appointed by the Secretary-General. Mr Said Djinnit took office in April 2008, replacing Mr. Lamine Cissé (2007 –2008) and Mr. Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah (2002 to 2007).
The SRSG Djinnit also serves as chair of the Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission, established in November 2002 to oversee the peaceful implementation of the ruling of the International Court of Justice in the Land and Maritime boundary dispute between Cameroon and Nigeria as well as the Follow-up Committee on the implementation of the Greentree agreement related to the Bakassi Peninsula.
UNOWA’s team includes officers with responsibility for political, military, humanitarian, human rights and public information affairs. (Organigram)
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SRSG Biography (FR / EN)