Satya Tripathi has been appointed as Assistant Secretary-General of United Nations and Head of New York office of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) by the UN Secretary - General Antonio Guterres. He was previously the Director and Executive Head of UN office for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries. He served as a senior adviser on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at UNEP. He is a development economist and lawyer with over 35 years of experience.
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