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    UNIS/BIO/1254
    8 October 2019

    New Permanent Representative of Liberia presents credentials

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

    VIENNA, 8 October (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of Liberia to the United Nations (Vienna), Youngor Sevelee Telewoda, presented her credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    During her career, Ms. Telewoda, who is also Ambassador to Germany, has served in various capacities, among them:

    Ambassador to Germany with co-accreditation to Austria, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden (2018-present); Ambassador to Japan with co-accreditation to Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore and Thailand (2011-2017); Ambassador to Belgium, the European Union, Luxembourg and the Netherlands (2003-2010); Chargé d' Affaires, a.i., Embassy in Brussels (1993-2002); Minister Counsellor, Permanent Mission to the United Nations, New York (1985-1992); and Assistant Budget Director (Administration) Bureau of the Budget, Libera (1984-1985).

    Ms. Telewoda is a member of the Board of Directors of the Angie Brooks International Centre for Women Empowerment and Leadership.

    Ms. Telewoda holds a Master of Business Administration from Pace University, New York and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration (Management) from the University of Liberia, Monrovia.

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