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Isabelle Picco of Monaco Chair of Sixth Committee
Isabelle Picco, Permanent Representative of Monaco to the United Nations, was elected Chair of the Sixth Committee (Legal) on 11 June 2010. (See Press Release GA/10947)
Ms. Picco was appointed Permanent Representative to the United Nations on 7 September 2009, having served as Deputy Permanent Representative since 1999. She joined the Mission at its inception in 1993 when Monaco became a Member of the United Nations and has been a member of the official delegation since then.
She began her Government career in 1990 in the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Budget, in charge of legal affairs.
She received a master research degree in environmental law from the University of Paris 1 in 1987, a master research degree in international law from the University of Paris 2 in 1988, as well as a professional master in law of the production and distribution of energy from the University of Paris 1 in 1989.
Born on 8 November 1962 in Monaco, Ms. Picco is a Knight in the Order of Saint-Charles and is fluent in four languages: French, English, Italian and Spanish.
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* This supersedes Press Release BIO/4120 of 11 September 2009.