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The Secretary-General of the Western European Union was the head of the "Western European Union (WEU), a "Cold War era "European defence and "collective security organisation, which was dissolved in 2011.
In 1999, it was agreed that the holder of newly created post of "High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy of the "European Union should also be the Secretary-General of the WEU. This was then Javier Solana however since a reconfiguration of the High Representative post, Solana's successor Catherine Asthon was however never appointed Secretary-General and an acting secretary-general fulfilled the role until the WEU's dissolvement in 2011.
List of Secretaries General