Jose Eladio Alcain of Uruguay appointed as the Head of UNMOGIP

Highlights:
  • Jose Eladio Alcain of Uruguay appointed as the Head of UNMOGIP
  • Major General Jose Eladio Alcain of Uruguay appointed as the Head of Mission and Chief Military Observer for the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP).
  • He was  appointed by the United Nations Secretary General.
  • Major General Alcain will succeed Major General Per Gustaf Lodin of Sweden, who will complete his two year assignment in July 2018.  
  • He was born in Uruguay in 1961, he is married and has two children.
  • He graduated from the Uruguayan War College and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in political science from the Uruguayan National University. 
  • He has also attended the United Nations Senior Mission Leaders course in 2017.