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UN appoints Indian diplomat Amandeep Singh Gill as Envoy on Technology

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UN appoints Indian diplomat Amandeep Singh Gill as Envoy on Technology

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UN appoints Indian diplomat Amandeep Singh Gill as Envoy on Technology

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed senior Indian diplomat Amandeep Singh Gill as his envoy on technology to coordinate programmes for international digital cooperation.

About as Indian diplomat Amandeep Singh Gill 

Amandeep Singh Gill has been India's permanent representative to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva from 2016-to 2018. He is now the chief executive officer of the International Digital Health and Artificial Intelligence Research Collaborative (I-DAIR) project at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva.

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Amandeep Singh Gill joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1992 and served in various capacities in disarmament and strategic technologies and international security affairs, with postings in Tehran and Colombo. He was also a visiting scholar at Stanford University.

Amandeep Singh Gill holds a Ph.D in Nuclear Learning in Multilateral Forums from King's College, London, a Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Electrical Communications from Panjab University in Chandigarh and an Advanced Diploma in French History and Language from Geneva University.(inp:newsOnair)

Important facts for upcoming exams from the above Current Affairs Topic

  • Type of the United Nations: Intergovernmental organization
  • Headquarters of the United Nations: New York City
  • Official languages of the United Nations: English, Russian, French, Spanish, Chinese and Arabic
  • Members of the United Nations: 193 member states and 2 observer states

Leaders of the United Nations

  • Secretary‑General: António Guterres
  • Deputy Secretary-General: Amina J. Mohammed
  • General Assembly President: Abdulla Shahid
  • Economic and Social Council President: Collen Vixen Kelapi

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