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    UNIS/BIO/1257
    19 November 2019

    New Permanent Observer for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies presents credentials

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

    VIENNA, 19 November (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Observer for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to the United Nations Office (Vienna), Gabriela Poller-Hartig, presented her credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    During her career, Ms. Poller-Hartig has served in various capacities, among them:

    Head of International Relations, Austrian Red Cross (2017-present); Senior Publications Manager & Editor in Chief, Austrian Red Cross (2009-2017); Information Delegate, Austrian Red Cross (2003-2007); Journalist and Editor, Süddeutscher Verlag (2000-2002); Content Manager, Softunity AG (1999-2000); Content Manager, Spielraum GmbH (1997-1999); Editor for online publications, Hubert Burda Verlag (1996-1997); Freelance Journalist, Der Standard (1992-1995).

    Ms. Poller-Hartig holds a Master in Theatre sciences and American history from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich.

    She speaks German, English and French.

    Ms. Poller-Hartig is married and has two children.

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