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Olga Algayerova

Olga Algayerova

On 13 April 2017, the Secretary-General appointed Olga Algayerova of Slovakia as the next Executive Secretary of the UNECE. She took office on 1 June 2017. Ms Algayerova brings to the position a combination of leadership and diplomatic skills with deep knowledge of the region with its challenges and opportunities and a strong focus on building and nurturing partnerships among key stakeholders with the United Nations. Prior to her appointment, she served as the Permanent Representative of Slovakia to the International Organisations in Vienna, Austria (since 2012). She was previously President, Slovak Millennium Development Goals (2010-2012); State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2006-2010) and Corporate Export Manager, Zentiva International, a.s. (2004-2006). Born in 1959, Ms Algayerova holds a Master’s in Contemporary Diplomacy from Malta University, a Master’s in Business Administration from The Open University Business School, United Kingdom and a Dipl. in Engineer of Economy from the University of Economics Business Faculty, Bratislava. On 12 July 2017, Olga Algayerova was sworn-in by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres.
Executive Secretary
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

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Olga Algayerova

MRT 1: Transport and climate change: Moving forward from COP27

Ministerial Event


10:30 – 12:00

Ministers’ Roundtable

Transport as an enabler of sustainable economies, peace and stability in time of crisis



14:00 – 15:30
CCL, Hall 1

Opening Plenary

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