19 November 2010
Press Release

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Biographical Note

New Permanent Representative of Kyrgyzstan Presents Credentials


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

The new Permanent Representative of Kyrgyzstan to the United Nations, Talaibek Kydyrov, today presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Prior to assuming the position, Mr. Kydyrov served in various positions for Kyrgyzstanís Ministry of Foreign Affairs, since 1992, including Ambassador at Large, Permanent Secretary/First Deputy Minister, Deputy Minister and Head of Consular Division.

He also served as Director of Kyrgyzstanís Regional Centre on Migration and Refugee Issues, from 2002 to 2005, as well as Director of the Bishkek Migration Management Centre, from 1999 to 2002.

A part-time lecturer in international law at Kyrgyzstanís Juridical Academy from 2005 to 2008, Mr. Kydyrov has received degrees in law and foreign languages at Kyrgyz State University, where he also studied political science.† He speaks Russian and English.

Born in Kyrgyzstan on 29 March 1954, Mr. Kydyrov is married.

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