United Nations: UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore has informed the UN Secretary-General of her intention to resign, “to devote herself to a family health issue,” the United Nations announced on Tuesday. According to media reports, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, in a statement to his spokesman, expressed his full understanding of Fore’s decision and “with deep regret it has been accepted”.
Fore, an American public health and international development executive, who works for the U.S. Agency for International Development She was the first woman to head the agency, took over the leadership of UNICEF on January 1, 2018.
Guterres extended his thanks and best wishes to Executive Director Fore and his family. The Secretary-General would like to express his sincere appreciation to Ms. Fore for UNICEF’s inspiring leadership and her service to improve the lives of children around the world. In particular, he noted the global response to COVID-19 and the important role UNICEF plays in redefining education,” the statement said.
“As a result of his leadership, UNICEF is now an organization with a wide range of public and private sector partnerships and a greater focus on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. He has also contributed greatly to efforts to make the United Nations system more robust. Have contributed. Focus on inclusion and organizational culture. The Secretary-General thanked them for their excellent work addressing the extraordinary challenges facing children and youth around the world.