New Permanent Representative of Jordan Presents Credentials

19 August 2014
BIO/4619

New Permanent Representative of Jordan Presents Credentials

19 August 2014
Press Release
BIO/4619
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Biographical Note

New Permanent Representative of Jordan Presents Credentials

 

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

The new Permanent Representative of Jordan, Dina Kawar, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.

Prior to her appointment, she was Ambassador of Jordan to France from 2001 to 2013, with concurrent accreditation to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and to the Holy See, since 2002.  From 2005 to 2013, she also served as Ambassador to Portugal.

From 2000 to 2001, Ms. Kawar was Director of Bureau Privé de Sa Majesté le Roi Abdullah II in Paris, France, having previously headed the Paris office of the Bureau de S.A.R Prince El Hassan from 1991 to 2000.  From 1985 to 1990 she served in the Bureau’s Amman office.

She holds a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Mills College, both in the United States.

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