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New Permanent Representative of United Republic of Tanzania Presents Credentials
(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)
The new Permanent Representative of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United Nations, Tuvako Nathaniel Manongi, today presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
From June 2007 until his appointment in June 2012, Mr. Manongi served as a Principal Officer in the Office of the Deputy Secretary-General, within the Executive Office of the Secretary-General.
Mr. Manongi was Deputy Permanent Representative in New York from 2005 to 2006. Between that posting and his tenure as Counsellor (Legal) at the Permanent Mission (1997-2001), he served as Personal Assistant to President Benjamin Mkapa from 2002 to 2004. A career diplomat, he was Second Secretary and then First Secretary at his country’s Embassy in Washington, D.C., between 1981 and 1987, having joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1978 as a Legal Officer.
Educated at the University of Dar es Salaam, Mr. Manongi holds a bachelor’s degree in law and is also a graduate of the Centre for Foreign Relations in Dar es Salaam. He earned a post-graduate degree in maritime administration from the World Maritime University in Malmo, Sweden.
Born in Same, United Republic of Tanzania on 6 September 1953, he is married and has four children.
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