Bonn, 2 December 2009 - UNEP Executive Director, Mr. Achim Steiner has appointed Elizabeth Maruma Mrema as the new Executive Secretary of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) Secretariat, based in Bonn with effect from 1 December 2009. The announcement was made today at the 36th Meeting of the CMS Standing Committee.
In the four months preceding her appointment, Ms Mrema, the national of the United Republic of Tanzania, served as Officer in Charge of the CMS Secretariat.
As head of the CMS Secretariat, she also serves as Acting Executive Secretary to ASCOBANS.
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