(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)
The new Permanent Representative of Albania to the United Nations, Besiana Kadare, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.
Appointed to serve concurrently as Ambassador to Cuba, Ms. Kadare was previously Albania’s Ambassador and Permanent Delegate to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris between 2011 and 2016.
In 2008, Ms. Kadare served in her country’s Embassy in France. Her previous overseas assignment was First Secretary at her country’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York. She worked with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in 2005.
Born in 1972, Ms. Kadare holds a master’s degree in modern and comparative literature and a specialized high studies diploma in modern specialized literature from the Sorbonne Paris-IV University in Paris, France.