Dag Nylander

Dag Halvor Nylander is a Norwegian diplomat, who is currently the Personal Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on the Border Controversy between Guyana and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. He was appointed to this position on 27 February 2017.

Nylander is a graduate of the University of Oslo with a degree in law. A career diplomat, he has represented his government in various capacities. From 2012 to 2016, he was Norway’s Special Envoy to the Colombia peace process and also served as Head of Norway’s Mission in Bogota from 2006 to 2008. He represented his country as a delegate to the United Nations from 2001 to 2004 and at Norway’s Embassy in Buenos Aires from 1999 to 2001.

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