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    UNIS/BIO/1239
    10 July 2019

    New Permanent Representative of Morocco presents Credentials

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

    VIENNA, 10 July (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of Moroccoto the United Nations (Vienna), Azzeddine Farhane, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

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

    Ambassador to Viet Nam (2016 - 2019); General Director of the United Nations and International Organizations Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2006 - 2016); Minister Plenipotentiary, Head of United Nations Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2006 - 2009); Chargé d'Affaires to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland (2005 - 2006); Deputy Permanent Representative in Geneva, Switzerland (2004 - 2005); Counselor in charge of Disarmament, Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues at the Permanent Mission in Geneva, Switzerland (2002 - 2004); Head of Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues Unit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2001 - 2002); Counselor at the Moroccan Embassy, The Hague, Netherlands (1999 - 2000); First Secretary in charge of Multilateral Issues at the Embassy, The Hague, Netherland (1994 - 1999); Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Division of Press and Information, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, (1990 - 1994).

    Mr. Farhane holds a PhD in Political Science from the Hassan II University of Casablanca, Morocco, Postgraduate Diplomas in International Relations and in Political Science, from the Hassan II University of Casablanca, Morocco, and a Degree from the Higher Institute of Journalism, Rabat, Morocco.  

    He is married and has one child.

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