U.N. appoints Biden aide as next UNICEF chief
The United Nations on Friday announced the appointment of Catherine Russell, an aide of U.S. President Joe Biden, as the next executive director of the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF, a U.N. spokesperson said on Friday. Russell, currently director of the White House Presidential Personnel Office and assistant to the president, will mark the eighth American to head UNICEF. Since it was established in 1946, all of the agency’s executive directors have been American.
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