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    UNIS/BIO/1128
    25 November 2016

    New Permanent Representative of Brazil presents credentials

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

    VIENNA, 25 November (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations (Vienna), Ricardo Neiva Tavares, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    During his career Mr. Neiva Tavares has served in various capacities, among them:

    Ambassador, Embassy in Rome (2013-2016); Ambassador, Mission to the European Union (2008-2013); Senior Advisor to the Minister of External Relations (2006-2008); Press Secretary and Spokesman (2003-2006); General Coordinator for Economic Organizations, Brazil (2001-2003); Counsellor, Embassy in Canberra (1998-2001); Counsellor, Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York (1995-1998); Advisor to the Secretary-General, Brazil (1993-1995); Advisor to the Under-Secretary-General of Economic and Political Planning (1993); First Secretary, Embassy in Tokyo (1989-1993); Second and First Secretary, Embassy in Paris (1986-1989); Advisor to the Head of the Division of Europe (1980-1983 and 1985-1986).

    Mr. Neiva Tavares has studied Law at the Universidade de Brasília. He has completed courses of Instituto Rio Branco (Brazilian Diplomatic Academy), Brasília and of the École Nationale d'Administration - ENA (Promotion Leonard de Vinci), Paris.

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