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    UNIS/BIO/1146
    2 May 2017

    New Permanent Representative of New Zealand presents credentials

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

    VIENNA, 2 May (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the United Nations (Vienna), Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nicole Roberton, presented her credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    During her career Ms. Roberton has served in various capacities, among them:

    Special Representative for United Nations Security Council Issues (Africa), Embassy, Addis Ababa (2015-2016); International Foreign Policy Consultant (2012-2014); Head of Political Section, Permanent Mission to the UN, New York (2002-2007); Second Secretary (Trade and Economic), Embassy, Moscow (1999-2002); Acting Deputy High Commissioner, High Commission, Apia, Samoa (1998); Pacific Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Wellington (1997).

    Ms. Roberton is married and has two children.

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