Jan Eliasson

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Jan Eliasson
Jan Eliasson 2010-06-17 002.jpg
Jan Eliasson in October 2010
4th Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations
In office
1 July 2012 – 31 December 2016
Secretary-GeneralBan Ki-moon
Preceded byAsha-Rose Migiro
Succeeded byAmina Mohammed
Minister for Foreign Affairs
In office
24 April 2006 – 6 October 2006
Prime MinisterGöran Persson
Preceded byLaila Freivalds
Succeeded byCarl Bildt
60th President of the United Nations General Assembly
In office
13 September 2005 – 11 September 2006
Preceded byJean Ping
Succeeded byHaya Rashed Al-Khalifa
Swedish Ambassador to the United States
In office
2000–2005
Preceded byRolf Ekéus
Succeeded byGunnar Lund
State Secretary for Foreign Affairs
In office
1994–1999
Preceded byLars-Åke Nilsson
Succeeded byHans Dahlgren
1st Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator
In office
1992–1994
Succeeded byPeter Hansen
Swedish Ambassador to the United Nations
In office
1988–1992
Preceded byAnders Ferm
Succeeded byPeter Osvald
Personal details
Born
Jan Kenneth Eliasson

(1940-09-17) 17 September 1940 (age 81)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Political partySocial Democratic
Alma materRoyal Swedish Naval Academy
University of Gothenburg

Jan Kenneth Eliasson (born 17 September 1940) is a Swedish politician. He was Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations from July 2012 to December 2016.[1][2] He is a member of the Swedish Social Democratic Party. He was Minister for Foreign Affairs from 24 April to 6 October 2006.

References[change | change source]

  1. Kihlström, Staffan (2 March 2012). "Eliasson får FN-toppjobb". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). Retrieved 2 March 2012.
  2. Näslund, Lars (2 July 2012). "Här svär Jan Eliasson eden - blir ny FN-topp". Expressen (in Swedish). Retrieved 17 September 2015.