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Incoming UN Chief Appoints Nigeria's Amina Mohammed as Deputy

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Incoming United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Thursday appointed Nigeria's Environment Minister Amina Mohamed as his deputy secretary-general amid a push by more than a third of the 193 U.N. member states for gender parity at the world body. Guterres, who will take over from current Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Jan. 1, was sworn in Monday as the ninth male U.N. chief and pledged to reach gender parity among senior leadership within his five-year term. He also appointed...

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