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New Permanent Representative of COMOROS Presents Credentials
(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)
Roubani Kaambi, the new Permanent Representative of Comoros to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Kaambi was the Comoros Ambassador to the United States. He was the Communications Adviser to the Head of State between 2004 and 2006. From 2003 to 2004, he was the Government’s Adviser on relations with ministerial secretaries general, later taking up the presidency of the Forum of Secretaries General, an institution responsible for preparing and evaluating technical and administrative Government action.
In 1994, Mr. Kaambi was Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister, Secretary General of the Government, and President of the Support Commission for Institutional Reform in Public Administration.
He served as Minister for Justice and Government Spokesman in 1993, with additional responsibilities for labour and employment, and relations with the parliament, among other duties.
A Professor of Law at the University of Comoros from 2006 to 2011, he also taught high school philosophy in Moroni, the capital, and Mitsamihouli from 1995 to 2003.
Mr. Kaambi holds doctorates in public law, as well as in history, culture and societal organization from the University of Strasbourg, France, and is a graduate of the National School of Public Administration in Morocco.
Born on 10 December 1955 in Mistoudjé, Grande Comore, he is married and has four children.
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