The 2011
UNANY Annual Meeting

Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Reception: 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Presentation with Q+A: 7:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Annual Meeting and Voting: 7:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Steelcase, Inc.
4 Columbus Circle (58th Street & Eighth Avenue)
New York, NY

Space is limited : you must make a reservation to attend

Martin Nesirky

The Secretary-General appointed Martin Nesirky of the United Kingdom as the new Spokesperson for the Secretary-General in 2009. Mr. Nesirky succeeded Michele Montas of Haiti in November that year.

Mr. Nesirky brings to this position more than 20 years of experience in journalism, media relations and international affairs. He came to the United Nations from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna, where he served for more than three years as Spokesperson and Head of Press and Public Information.

He also served for more than two decades as an international correspondent and editor for Reuters, covering salient issues affecting international peace and security, both regional and functional. He was Reuters Bureau Chief in Moscow, and was also posted in Berlin, The Hague, and Seoul, as well as working as a senior editor in London handling global political news stories.

Mr. Nesirky holds a degree from the University of Bath, UK. He is married and has three children.