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    UNIS/BIO/1018
    24 June 2013

    New Permanent Observer of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean Presents Credentials

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

    VIENNA, 24 June (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Observer of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean to the United Nations (Vienna), Peter Schatzer, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    During his career with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Mr. Schatzer has served in various capacities, among them:

    Senior Adviser to the Director General, Geneva (2012-2013); Chief of Staff, Geneva (2010-2012); Director, Coordinator for the Mediterranean and Chief of Mission for Italy and Malta, Rome (2004-2010); Chief of Mission, Berlin/Bonn (2002-2003); Director, External Relations Department and Senior Regional Adviser for Europe, Geneva (1999-2003); Director, External Relations and Information, Geneva (1992-1999); Acting Director, Department for Planning, Research and Evaluation, Geneva (1991-1992); Chief of Mission, Amman (1990-1991).

    Mr. Schatzer studied Economics. He speaks German, English, Italian and French.

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