Lifetime Honorary Trustees

Mr. Ban Ki-moon

Eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations                                                                                                                         

Mrs. Sylvia Fuhrman
Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the United Nations International School Emerita  

Honorary Trustees

A Permanent Representative is invited to become an Honorary Trustee if they meet one or more of the following criteria:
1 Member State with more than ten students enrolled in the School;    
2 Permanent Representative is a parent of a student or students at UNIS;
3 Member State that supports language instruction at UNIS, through sponsorship of a teacher or a direct financial contribution.

H.E. Mr.  Jan Kickert1,2
Permanent Representative of Austria
H.E.  Mr.  Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve1
Permanent Representative of Belgium
H.E.  Mr.  Mauro Vieira1,3
Permanent Representative of Brazil
H.E.  Mr.  Marc-André Blanchard1
Permanent Representative of Canada
H.E.  Mr.  Zhang Jun1,3
Permanent Representative of the People’s Republic of China
H.E.  Mrs.  Marie Chatardová2
Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic
H.E. Mr.  Martin Bille Hermann1
Permanent Representative of Denmark
H.E. Mr. Sven Jürgenson2
Permanent Representative of the Republic of Estonia
H.E.  Mr. Christoph Heusgen1,3
Permanent Representative of Germany
H.E.  Mr. Syed Akbaruddin1
Permanent Representative of India
H.E. Ms. Geraldine Byrne Nason1
Permanent Representative of Ireland
H.E. Mr. Danny Danon1
Permanent Representative of Israel
H.E. Mrs. Maria Angela Zappia1,3
Permanent Representative of Italy
H.E. Mr. Courtenay Rattray2
Permanent Representative of Jamaica
H.E. Mr. Koro Bessho1,3
Permanent Representative of Japan
H.E.  Mr.  Mansour Alotaibi2
Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait
H.E. Mr.  Andrejs Pildegovičs2
Permanent Representative of the Republic of Latvia
H.E. Mr. Karel Jan Gustaaf Van Oosterom1
Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
H.E. Mr. Mohamed Al Hassan3
Permanent Representative of the Sultanate of Oman
H.E. Ms. Maleeha Lodhi1
Permanent Representative of Pakistan
H.E. Mr. Francisco Duarte Lopes3
Permanent Representative of Portugal
H.E. Ms. Alya Ahmed Saif Al-Thani3
Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar
H.E. Mr. Cho Tae-yul1
Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea
H.E. Mr. Vassily A. Nebenzia1
Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation
H.E. Mr. Ali’ioaiga Feturi Elisaia2
Permanent Representative of the Independent State of Samoa
H.E. Mr. Agustín Santos Maraver1,3
Permanent Representative of Spain
H.E. Mr. Olof Skoog1
Permanent Representative of Sweden
H.E. Mr. Jürg Lauber1
Permanent Representative of Switzerland
H.E. Mr. Feridun Hadi Sinirlioğlu1
Permanent Representative of Turkey
H.E. Ms. Karen Pierce, DCMG1
Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom
H.E.  Mr. Sven Alkalaj2
Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina
H.E. Mr. Jukka Salovaara1,2
Permanent Representative of Finland

H.E. Mr. Jörundur Valtýsson2
Permanent Representative of Iceland

H.E. Mr. Juan Ramón de la Fuente Ramirez1
Permanent Representative of Mexico
   

Note: H.E. Mr. Burhan Gafoor, Permanent Representative of Singapore, is currently a member of the Board of Trustees appointed by the Secretary-General. Ambassador Gafoor has two children enrolled in the School.