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    UNIS/BIO/1203
    20 September 2018

    New Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic presents his credentials

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

    VIENNA, 20 September (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations (Vienna), Ivo Šrámek, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    During his career, Mr. Šrámek has served in various capacities, among them:

    Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Security and Multilateral Issues, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2016-2018); Deputy Minister, European Section, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2015-2016); Director General of the European Section, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2014); Ambassador to Belgium (2011-2014); Political and General Director of the Multilateral Section, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2009-2010); Ambassador to the Political and Security Committee (PSC of the European Union (EU), presiding over the PSC during the Czech Presidency of the EU in 2009 (2004-2009); Director of the United Nations Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2003-2004); Deputy Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (1999-2003); Deputy Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations (1995-1999); Delegate of the Czech Republic to the Fifth Committee of the United Nations (1993-1995); and Director of the Investment Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1990-1993).

    Mr. Šrámek joined the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the former Czechoslovakia in 1987. His first post was in Lusaka, Zambia.

    Mr. Šrámek is married and has two children.

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