2004: H.E. Ms. Marjatta Rasi (Finland)

Marjatta Rasi (Finland), President of the Economic and Social Council, addresses the meeting. UN Photo/Mark Garten

Permanent Representative of Finland, President of ECOSOC


Born 29 November 1945, Punkalaidun, Finland

Education LLB 1969, Helsinki University

2002 - 2003 Vice President of the Economical and Social Council of the United Nations

2000 Member of the Board; International Peace Academy

1 June 1998 Permanent Representative of Finland to the United Nations in New York

1995 Director General, Department for International Development Cooperation, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1991 Ambassador of Finland to New Delhi, Dhaka, Colombo, Kathmandu and Thimphu

1987 Deputy Permanent Representative (Ambassador) of Finland to the United Nations Chairman of the Security Council Sanction Committee (Sanctions against Iraq; Security Council Resolution 661/90)

1986 Director, Political Department (UN sector), Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1983 Counsellor, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1979 Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations

1977 Secretary of Section, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1974 Second Secretary, Paris

1972 Second Secretary, London

1970 Attaché, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Hobbies music, opera, literature, swimming