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  Press Release No: UNIS/SG/A/124 
Release Date: 11 July 2000
 Secretary-General Appoints Major General Tim Ford as Military Advisor
In Department of Peacekeeping Operations

 NEW YORK, 10 July (UN Headquarters): The following statement was issued by the Office of the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

 The Secretary-General has appointed Major General Tim Ford as Military Advisor in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations.  The appointment will become effective on 15 September.

 Major General Ford, a national of Australia, will succeed Lieutenant General Giulio Fraticelli from Italy.

 Until April 2000, Major General Ford was Chief of Staff and Head of Mission of the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO).  He recently participated in the assessment mission on the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) and is currently leading the reconnaissance mission in Eritrea and Ethiopia.

 His curriculum vitae is available in the Spokesman's Office.

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