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    UNIS/BIO/1192
    24 August 2018

    New Permanent Representative of Chile presents credentials

    (Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

    VIENNA, 24 August (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of Chileto the United Nations (Vienna), Gloria Navarete Pinto, presented her credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    During her career, Ms. Navarete Pinto has served in various capacities, among them:

    Ambassador, Embassy of Chile to Austria (since 2018); Ambassador, Director-General of the State protocol (2014-2018); Coordinator for the transition of presidential power to the elected President of Chile Mrs. Michelle Bachelet (2014); Minister-Counsellor, Deputy Head of the Embassy in Belgium and Alternate Permanent Representative of the Mission to the European Union (2011-2014); Department of the International Court of Justice, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2009-2011); Counsellor, Embassy in Ireland (2004-2009); Head of Cabinet of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (2002-2004); First Secretary, Embassy in the United Kingdom (1999-2002); Second Secretary, Embassy in Austria/ Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Vienna (1997-1999); Second Secretary, Cabinet of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (1995-1999); Second Secretary, Department of Planning, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1993); Third Secretary, Embassy in the United Kingdom (1988-1993); Department of Protocol, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1986-1987).

    Gloria Navarete Pinto holds a degree in Administrative Law from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile (2010) and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science (1995). She attained a scholarship for the Oxford Service Programme, Oxford University (1987-1988); attended the Chilean Diplomatic Academy "Andrés Bello" (1984-1988); and graduated from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile with a Diploma in Law (1981).

    She speaks Spanish, English, French and German.

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