Press Releases

    SC/8603
    3 January 2006

    President of United Nations Security Council and Chairman of Military Staff Committee in January

    NEW YORK, 30 December (UN Headquarters) -- In accordance with the principle of alphabetical rotation, the following are the President of the United Nations Security Council and the Chairman of the Military Staff Committee for January:

    Security Council

    Augustine P. Mahiga, Permanent Representative of the United Republic of Tanzania, succeeds Emyr Jones Parry, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, as President of the Security Council.

    Military Staff Committee

    Lieutenant General Nikolay M. Uvarov (Russian Federation) succeeds Major General Pascal Vinchon (France) as Chairman of the Military Staff Committee.

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