(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)
The new Permanent Representative of Bhutan to the United Nations, Doma Tshering, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.
Prior to her new appointment, Ms. Tshering was the Director of the Multilateral Department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thimphu between 2012 and 2017. She served as Chief of the Foreign Ministry’s Policy Planning Division from 2009 to 2012.
Previously, Ms. Tshering served as Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Switzerland, from 2007 to 2009. She held the position of Counsellor from 2005 to 2006.
From 2004 to 2005, Ms. Tshering headed the Europe and Americas Division, and from 2000 until 2003, she served as Under Secretary in the Policy Planning Division. She also served as First Secretary in Bhutan’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York from 1995 to 2000.
Ms. Tshering graduated from the École National d’Administration in Paris, France, with a diploma in public administration and international relations. She also studied at the Centre d’Approches Vivantes des Langues et des Medias in Vichy, France, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, in the United States.
Born in 1968, Ms. Tshering has two children.