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    UNIS/BIO/1149
    30 May 2017

    New Permanent Representative of Bolivia presents credentials

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

    VIENNA, 30 May (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of Bolivia to the United Nations (Vienna), Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Víctor Veltzé Michel, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    During his career Mr. Veltzé Michel has served in various capacities, among them:

    Adviser to the Permanent Mission of Bolivia (1996-1999); Executive at UNIDO in different positions (1969-1996); Permanent Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (1965-1969); Responsible for the work in the Honorary Consulate of Bolivia in Vienna and member of delegations of Bolivia to international conferences in Vienna (1961-1965).

    Mr. Veltzé Michel holds a Masters in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering from the Technical University of Vienna.

    He speaks Spanish, English and German.

    Mr. Veltzé Michel is married and has three children.

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