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    UNIS/BIO/969
    3 February 2012

    New Permanent Representative of Serbia
    Presents Credentials

    (Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

    VIENNA, 3 February (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of the Republic of Serbia to the United Nations, Vuk Zugic, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    During his career with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr. Zugic has served in various capacities, among them: Permanent Representative of Serbia to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and other International Organizations in Vienna (2012); Assistant Foreign Minister/Director General, Directorate General for Multilateral Cooperation (2009-2012); Ambassador to India (2004-2009); Assistant Foreign Minister, Head of Sector for Multilateral Cooperation (2001-2004); Minister Plenipotentiary, Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Acting Head of Sector for Multilateral Cooperation (2000-2001); First Counsellor, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) to Belgium and Luxembourg (1997-2000); Counsellor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the FRY, Directorate for UN and other International Organizations (1995-1997); Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY)/FRY to the UN in New York (1990-1995); and Third Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the SFRY, Directorate for Planning and Analysis (1988-1990).

    Mr. Zugic holds a Master's degree in International Law and Relations from the University of Belgrade. He is married and has two children.

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