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    UNIS/BIO/1235
    12 June 2019

    Head of the Permanent Observer Office of the Council of Europe presents Credentials

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

    VIENNA, 11 June (UN Information Service) - The Head of the Permanent Observer Office of the Council of Europe to the United Nations (Vienna), Rudolf Lennkh, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

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

    Permanent Representative of Austria to the Council of Europe (2013-2018); Ambassador of Austria to Spain and Andorra (2009-2013); Director General for European Integration and Economic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2007-2009); Head of the Americas Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2005-2007); Ambassador to Mexico and Belize (2001-2005); Executive Secretary for the Austrian European Union (EU)-Presidency, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1998); and Head of the Department for Coordination of EU-Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1996-2000).

    Mr. Lennkh studied Law at the University of Vienna. He is married and has two children.

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