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NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC
OF MACEDONIA PRESENTS CREDENTIALS
(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service.)
The new Permanent Representative of The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to the United Nations, Slobodan Tasovski, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.
Prior to his new appointment, Mr. Tasovski served in 2007 as Charge d’Affaires/Minister Counsellor in the Netherlands. From 2005 to 2007 he was Head of the United States Section in the Department for Bilateral Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Skopje, his country’s capital.
Between 2003 and 2005, he served as Deputy Head of Mission in Washington, D.C., prior to which he was a Counsellor in the same Embassy. In 1998 to 2001, he was Head of the NGO Section in the Foreign Ministry’s Department for Multilateral Affairs. From 1994 to 1998, he was Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York.
Beginning his diplomatic career in 1978 as a Desk Officer in the Directorate for the United States and Canada at the Federal Secretariat for Foreign Affairs in the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Mr. Tasovski eventually rose to head the Foreign Ministry’s Department for Multilateral Affairs in 1992.
Born on 9 July 1954, he holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Belgrade.
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