Appointment of Secretary General designate

  • 22 Sep. 2003
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  • Press Release (2003)104 104
  • Issued on 22 Sep. 2003
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  • Last updated: 03 Nov. 2008 22:14

This afternoon, the North Atlantic Council appointed Mr. Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, currently Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, as Secretary General of NATO and Chairman of the North Atlantic Council, in succession to Lord Robertson of Port Ellen. Mr. de Hoop Scheffer will assume his functions as Secretary General on 1 January 2004.