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New Permanent Representative of Zimbabwe Presents Credentials
(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)
The new Permanent Representative of Zimbabwe to the United Nations, Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.
Until his appointment, he had been Ambassador to China since 2007. From 2003 to 2004, he was a consultant on Zimbabwe’s Parliamentary reform. As an elected official, he was Minister of State for Political Affairs in 1987 and Minister of Labour, Manpower Planning and Development from 1981 to 1986.
Mr. Shava holds a Doctor of Philosophy and a Master of Philosophy in parasitology from Royal Holloway College; a Master of Science in nematology from Imperial College; and a Bachelor of Science in biology from University of Zimbabwe.
Born in March 1949, he is married.