NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF NAURU PRESENTS CREDENTIALS

BIO/3644
30 March 2005

NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF NAURU PRESENTS CREDENTIALS

30/03/2005
Press Release
BIO/3644

NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF NAURU PRESENTS CREDENTIALS


(Based on information received from the Protocol and Liaison Service.)


The new Permanent Representative of Nauru to the United Nations, Marlene Inemwin Moses, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan today.


Prior to her current appointment, Ms. Moses was Nauru’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, beginning in November 2003.  During that time, she also served as Acting Chief Secretary, and Public Service Commissioner and Secretary to the Cabinet.  Earlier, from 2000 to 2003, she was Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services.  She also served as Permanent Secretary for Internal Affairs (1999-2000). 


Having joined the foreign service of her country in 1983 as a Foreign Affairs Officer, Ms. Moses served as Consul in Tokyo, Japan (1988-1990), as Consul-General in Auckland, New Zealand (1991-1995), and as Assistant Director in the Department of Foreign Affairs (1995-1996).  She was also chairperson of the Lands Negotiation Committee, coordinator of the Economic Strategy Committee, and a member of the Nauru Rehabilitation Corporation - Land Use Planning Committee.


Ms. Moses was educated at Canberra College of Advanced University and at MonashUniversity, in Melbourne, both in Australia.


Born in Nauru in 1961, Ms. Moses is not married.


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