Third Nordic candidate for UN top jobs enters fray
The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has nominated Søren Jessen-Petersen as candidate for the position as UN High Commissioner. Jessen-Petersen is currently Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and Head of the UN Mission in Kosovo. He has a long record with the UN and was Assistant High Commissioner at UNHCR Headquarters in Geneva during 1998-2001. Jessen-Petersen is a lawyer and journalist by training.