United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki Mun announced on Friday the appointment of Hungary’s Janos Pasztor as Assistant Secretary-General on Climate Change. Pasztor’s main task will be to support efforts towards a universal climate agreement at the international conference in Paris in December 2015. He has been acting Executive Director, Conservation, and Director of Policy and Science, at World Wildlife Fund (WWF) International and had formerly filled several positions at the UN related to climate change and sustainable development. Pasztor will serve as the Senior Adviser of the Secretary-General on climate change until the December conference in Paris.
Source: New York (MTI)