DIPLOMACY

Diplomacy in the family

Please tell us briefly about your career, why you joined the diplomatic service, and how you were appointed to your current position as Permanent Representative of Canada to the UN? My father, Saul Rae, was a career diplomat, and served, among others, as Canada’s...

India – Peace, multilateralism, and inclusive development

Excellency, could you please share with us briefly a few words about your career and how it has shaped your life?  I joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1990 and have served as Consul General of India in Guangzhou, China; Deputy Ambassador of India to France;...

Let’s expand the language!

Please tell us briefly about your career, why you joined the diplomatic service, and how you were appointed to your current position as Permanent Representative of the United Republic of Tanzania to the UN? Throughout my career, I have worked in public service as the...

From mundane work experience to ambassador

Why did you join the diplomatic service? Since early childhood, my family fostered my passion to discover new places and cultures. I would spend hours looking at colored photographs collected from random places around the world. I got a bachelor’s degree in Public...

The art of representing 131 ethnic groups

Please tell us briefly about your career, why you joined the diplomatic service, and how you were appointed to your current position as Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the UN? Prior to my appointment in Geneva, I had been serving as Deputy Minister of...

The challenge of running a small mission in Geneva

The role of small missions is very interesting. Their permanent representatives not only have to manage a comprehensive agenda, but must also take charge of administrative tasks. Today we cover the example of Botswana. Why did you join the diplomatic service? I joined...

Who is Andranik Hovhannisyan?

Your Excellency, can you please tell us a bit more about yourself? Why did you decide to become a diplomat? My decision was not a matter of choice, but of devotion and inspiration. In the mid-1990s, as I was learning Arabic at the Cairo University, the Embassy of...

Women and girls are not victims, they are the key to the future

Germany’s recently elected government has shown a commitment to implementing gender equality. A gender-balanced cabinet and female Foreign Minister send strong signals of this commitment. Additionally, for the first time the German Permanent Missions to Geneva and New...

What is the human rights agenda for this year?

Please tell us briefly about your career, why you joined the diplomatic service, and how you were appointed to your current position as Permanent Representative of your country to the UN in Geneva. I am a lawyer from the University of Rosario, Argentina. I entered the...

DIPLOMACY

Diplomacy in the family

Please tell us briefly about your career, why you joined the diplomatic service, and how you were appointed to your current position as Permanent Representative of Canada to the UN? My father, Saul Rae, was a career diplomat, and served, among others, as Canada’s...

India – Peace, multilateralism, and inclusive development

Excellency, could you please share with us briefly a few words about your career and how it has shaped your life?  I joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1990 and have served as Consul General of India in Guangzhou, China; Deputy Ambassador of India to France;...

Let’s expand the language!

Please tell us briefly about your career, why you joined the diplomatic service, and how you were appointed to your current position as Permanent Representative of the United Republic of Tanzania to the UN? Throughout my career, I have worked in public service as the...

From mundane work experience to ambassador

Why did you join the diplomatic service? Since early childhood, my family fostered my passion to discover new places and cultures. I would spend hours looking at colored photographs collected from random places around the world. I got a bachelor’s degree in Public...

The art of representing 131 ethnic groups

Please tell us briefly about your career, why you joined the diplomatic service, and how you were appointed to your current position as Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the UN? Prior to my appointment in Geneva, I had been serving as Deputy Minister of...

The challenge of running a small mission in Geneva

The role of small missions is very interesting. Their permanent representatives not only have to manage a comprehensive agenda, but must also take charge of administrative tasks. Today we cover the example of Botswana. Why did you join the diplomatic service? I joined...

Who is Andranik Hovhannisyan?

Your Excellency, can you please tell us a bit more about yourself? Why did you decide to become a diplomat? My decision was not a matter of choice, but of devotion and inspiration. In the mid-1990s, as I was learning Arabic at the Cairo University, the Embassy of...

Women and girls are not victims, they are the key to the future

Germany’s recently elected government has shown a commitment to implementing gender equality. A gender-balanced cabinet and female Foreign Minister send strong signals of this commitment. Additionally, for the first time the German Permanent Missions to Geneva and New...

What is the human rights agenda for this year?

Please tell us briefly about your career, why you joined the diplomatic service, and how you were appointed to your current position as Permanent Representative of your country to the UN in Geneva. I am a lawyer from the University of Rosario, Argentina. I entered the...

Costa Rica’s Ambassador is a life-long human rights activist

Catalina Devandas Aguilar, a lawyer by training, was the first UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2014. She was born in Costa Rica with spina bifida. She has worked for the Disability Rights Fund, the United Nations, the World Bank,...

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