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New Permanent Representative of France Presents Credential
(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)
The new Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations, François Delattre, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.
Until his appointment, Mr. Delattre served as Ambassador to the United States, since 2011. Prior to that, he was Ambassador to Canada from 2008 to 2011.
From 2004 to 2008, Mr. Delattre was Consul-General in New York, and between 2002 and 2004, he served as the French Foreign Minister’s Deputy Chief of Staff. He was also Press and Communications Director at the French Embassy in Washington, D.C., from 1998 to 2002, and a member of the French President’s foreign policy team from 1995 to 1998.
Mr. Delattre worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1993 to 1995, following a position at the Department of Strategic Affairs and Disarmament, from 1991 to 1993.
Previously, Mr. Delattre served at the French Embassy in Bonn, Germany, from 1989 to 1991.
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