AU Executive Council endorses Dr. Tedros’ Candidature for WHO Director General

(EBC, 29 January 2016) - The Executive Council of the African Union endorsed on Friday the candidature of Dr. Tedros Adhanom for election to the post of WHO Director General, scheduled for May 2017.

The election for the post of the Director General of WHO, scheduled for May 2017, will be held at the 70th session of the WHO Assembly.

The Executive Council also endorsed the candidature of Ethiopia to the post of non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.

Ethiopia is running for non-permanent seat of the UNSC for years 2017-2018.

Source: MoFA