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New Permanent Representative of Cuba Presents Credentials
(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)
The new Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Rodolfo Reyes Rodríguez, today presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Until his latest appointment, Mr. Rodríguez was Cuba’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva and Other International Organizations in Switzerland since 2009, having held various positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1990.
Between 2005 and 2009 he was Counsellor and Director of the Ministry’s Multilateral Affairs Division, prior to which he served as Counsellor and Deputy Director from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Rodríguez was First Secretary in the Division from 1999 to 2001.
He was First Secretary at Cuba’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York between 1996 and 1999, having served as Third Secretary in the Multilateral Affairs Division from 1993 to 1995. He joined the Foreign Ministry in 1990, working as a Special Assistant in the North America Division until 1991.
With a graduate degree in international political relations from Cuba’s Higher Institute of Foreign Relations, he has taken post-graduate courses in international policy and international law.
Mr. Rodríguez is single.
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