It’s official: Ban appoints Tony Lake to head UNICEF

As noted in an earlier post, the U.S. government formally nominated Tony Lake to succeed Ann Veneman as head of UNICEF next month. The organization has always been headed by the U.S. nominee and that tradition continues with his formal appointment today by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

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