Secretary-General Appoints Jeffrey D. Feltman of the United States as Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs
The Secretary-General has appointed Jeffrey D. Feltman of the United States as Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs. Mr. Feltman will replace B. Lynn Pascoe to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his dedicated service to the United Nations and for his able leadership of the Department of Political Affairs during a challenging period.
Mr. Feltman who recently served as Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs with the rank of Career Minister, brings to the position over 26 years of political and diplomatic experience within the United States Foreign Service, mostly handling Eastern European and Middle Eastern affairs.
Mr. Feltman who speaks Arabic, French and Hungarian received his Bachelor’s degree in history and fine arts from Ball State University and his Master's degree in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
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