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    UNIS/BIO/1074
    22 December 2014

    New Permanent Representative of Hungary presents credentials

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

    VIENNA, 22 December (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of Hungary to the United Nations (Vienna), Károly Dán, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    Mr. Dán is also serving as Permanent Representative to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and other International Organizations in Vienna.

    During his career, Mr. Dán has served in various capacities, among them: Ambassador, Consul General of Hungary in New York (2010-2014); Director of International Affairs and Chief Foreign Policy Adviser to the Chairman of the FIDESZ - Hungarian Civic Union Caucus in the Parliament (2007-2010); Director General, International Department, Ministry of Education and Culture (2006-2007); Cultural attaché, Embassy in Washington D.C. (2004-2006); Political secretary, Embassy in Washington D.C. (2002-2004); Foreign Service Officer, American desk, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2001-2002); Head of Education and Diplomatic Training, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1999-2001); Project manager, Budapest Business and Financial Centre (1997-1999).

    Mr. Dán holds a Master's degree in Political Studies from the Faculty of Law, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the College for Foreign Trade and Business Administration, Budapest.

    Mr. Dán is married and has three children.

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