New Permanent Representative of Tunisia Presents Credentials

17 July 2009

New Permanent Representative of Tunisia Presents Credentials

17 July 2009
Press Release
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Biographical Note


(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service.)

Ghazi Jomaa, the new Permanent Representative of Tunisia to the United Nations, today presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Until his appointment, Mr. Jomaa was Ambassador to Turkey from November 2006 to May 2009, and was accredited to the Republic of Moldova in March 2007.  He was Chargé de Mission and Director General for the Americas, Asia and the Pacific between January and November 2006, serving also as Chargé de Mission to the Minister for Foreign Affairs from October 2003.

From October 2000 to September 2003, he was Ambassador to Argentina, and was accredited also to Chile in March 2001 and Uruguay in April the same year.  He served as Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva from September 1998 to September 2000.

Mr. Jomaa was an attaché in the Office of the Foreign Minister from March 1995 to August 1998, having previously been assigned to the Permanent Mission of Tunisia to the United Nations as First Secretary from August 1988 to January 1995.  He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in December 1983, where he worked in the American Affairs Department until July 1988.

He was educated in Tunisia and Spain and holds a master’s degree and other post-graduate qualifications.

Born on 22 February 1957 in Tunisia, he is married and has two sons.

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