|Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York|
New Permanent Representative of Indonesia Presents Credentials
(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service.)
The new Permanent Representative of Indonesia to the United Nations, Hasan Kleib, presented his credentials today to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Prior to his appointment, from 2007, Mr. Kleib was Chargé d’Affaires and Deputy Permanent Representative of Indonesia to the United Nations, which included serving as Deputy for his country during its non-permanent membership on the Security Council from 2007-2008.
From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Kleib served as Director for International Security and Disarmament Affairs at the Department of Foreign Affairs, in Jakarta. Prior to that, from 2000 to 2004, he was Head of the Political Division at the Indonesian Embassy in Washington, D.C.
He served as Head of the Disarmament Section at the Department of Foreign Affairs, in Jakarta, from 1996 to 2000, and before that, from 1992, he was part of the Political Staff at Indonesia’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations. From 1988 to 1992, he was Head of the Middle East Section in the Department of Foreign Affairs. A career diplomat, Mr. Kleib joined the Department of Foreign Affairs in 1987.
A 1986 graduate of Padjadjaran University in Bandung, Indonesia, with a degree in international relations, Mr. Kleib received a master’s degree in Foreign Affairs and Trade at Monash University, Australia, in 1997.
Mr. Kleib is married and has three children.
* *** *