Press Releases

    UNIS/BIO/827
    2 October 2007

    New Permanent Representative of Mexico Presents Credentials

    VIENNA, 2 October (UN Information Service) -- The new Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations (Vienna), Alejandro Díaz y Pérez Duarte, presented his credentials today to Antonio Maria Costa, Director-General, United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV).

    Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Duarte was serving as Ambassador to Greece and Cyprus (since 2003).

    Mr. Duarte has served in many capacities in the course of his career, including as: Member of the International Affairs Commission, National Executive Committee, National Action Party (1993 - 2003), Congressman, Secretary and Counsellor, External Affairs Commission, House of Representatives and Senate (1994 - 97), Director, Press Department, National Executive Committee, National Action Party (1984 - 93) and Congressman (1988 - 91).

    Mr. Duarte holds a degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering from Iberoamerican University, Mexico City, Mexico and a degree in Economic Engineering from the Munich University of Applied Sciences, Munich, Germany.

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