14 July 2005
New Permanent Representative of the United States Presents Credentials
VIENNA, 14 July (UN Information Service) -- The new Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations (Vienna), Gregory Schulte, presented his credentials today to Antonio Maria Costa, Director-General, United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV).
Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Schulte was serving as Executive Secretary of the United States National Security Council (NSC), from 2003 to 2005.
Mr. Schulte has served in may capacities in the course of his career, including as Senior Director for Southeast European Affairs, NSC (2000-02); Principal Director for Requirements, Plans and Counterproliferation Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense (1999-2000); Special Assistant to the President for Implementation of the Dayton Peace Accords, NSC (1998-99); Director of Bosnia Task Force and Director for Nuclear Planning, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (1992-98); Director for Strategic Forces Policy and Assistant for Theater Nuclear Forces Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense (1985-92).
Mr. Schulte completed his Masters Degree in Public Administration at the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University. He is married and has two children.
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