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New Permanent Representative of Grenada Presents Credentials
(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)
Denis G. Antoine, the new Permanent Representative of Grenada to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.
From August 2009 until his latest appointment, Mr. Antoine was Ambassador-at-Large and Executive Director, Office of International Programs and Exchange, in the Office of the Provost, and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of the District of Columbia, in Washington, D.C.
In the course of a diplomatic career that spanned more than 17 years, Mr. Antoine served concurrently, from 1995 to 2009, as Grenada’s Ambassador to the United States, Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington, D.C., and non-resident Ambassador to Mexico and Panama. He was Deputy Head of Grenada’s Mission and Counsellor/Alternate Representative to OAS and Chargé d'Affaires in Washington, D.C., from 1985 to 1990.
Until 1995, he served as Programme Specialist for the Government of the District of Columbia and Education Supervisor for the District of Columbia Public Schools and Education Coordinator for Catholic Charities, Model Cities, also in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Antoine holds a Doctor of Philosophy in management from LaSalle University, a Master of Science in organizational management from National-Louis University and a Master of Arts in education from the University of the District of Columbia.
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