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New permanent representative of DOMINICAN REPUBLIC presents credentials
(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service.)
The new Permanent Representative of the Dominican Republic to the United Nations, Federico Alberto Cuello Camilo, today presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
At the time of his appointment, Mr. Cuello served as Ambassador to Belgium, accredited concurrently to the European Community, the Czech Republic and Poland since December 2004. He was Economic Adviser to the Chamber of Deputies from 2003 to 2005, and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and the World Trade Organization in Geneva from 1999 until 2002. Prior to that he was Technical Under-Secretary of the Presidency from 1995 to 1999.
Born in Santo Domingo in 1966, Mr. Cuello holds a Doctor of Philosophy in development economics and regional science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Technological Institute of Santo Domingo.
He is the author of numerous publications, mostly on international trade and development, and has participated in the coordination of more than 25 regional groups and deliberative bodies in Brussels, Caracas, Madrid, Geneva and Santo Domingo.
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