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H.E. Mrs. Janine Coye Felson

Special Advisor
Legal Matters

H.E. Mrs. Janine Coye FelsonHer Excellency Mrs. Janine Coye Felson is a senior diplomat in the foreign service of the Government of Belize with over fifteen years of experience in bilateral and multilateral diplomacy. She has previously served as legal advisor in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Belize, legal expert in the office of the Permanent Mission of Belize to the United Nations, and political strategist to the Belize Climate Change Negotiating Team. She has also held elected posts including as a Member of the Bureau of the Assembly of State Parties to the Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court, Member of the Working Group on Communications on the Status of Women and Member of the Compliance Committee (Facilitative Branch) of the Kyoto Protocol. Prior to joining the Office of the President of the General Assembly, she served as Ambassador Deputy Permanent Representative to the Permanent Mission of Belize. Ambassador Felson holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Saint Louis University, a Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Law, and a Certificate of Legal Education from the Norman Manley School of Law. Her Excellency Mrs. Janine Coye Felson is a national of Belize.