Center Board Member, Diego Arria, appointed to the UN

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has appointed Center board member Diego Arria to the post of Special Advisor to the Secretary-General, with the rank of Assistant Secretary-General of the UN. Arria, former ambassador to the UN from Venezuela, is best known for the "Arria Formula," developed while he was President of the Security Council. The Arria Formula contributed to greater transparency and openness in the deliberations of the Council. (11.15.02)