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    Filippo Grandi of Italy to Lead the UN Refugee Agency Amid Continued Crisis

    by  • November 11, 2015 • GOINGS-ON • 

    Filippo Grandi of Italy has been selected by Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations secretary-general, to become the 11th UN High Commissioner for Refugees, a post based in Geneva. Grandi will be officially voted into office by the UN General Assembly next week. Grandi replaces António Guterres of Portugal, 66, who has been high commissioner...

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