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    UNIS/BIO/1262
    13 December 2019

    Permanent Representative of Croatia presents credentials

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

    VIENNA, 13 December (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of Croatia to the United Nations (Vienna), Mario Horvatić, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

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

    Assistant Minister for Multilateral and Global Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2018-2019); National Coordinator for Southeast Europe Cooperation Process, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2016-2019); Adviser to the Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2016-2018); Ambassador to Norway (2011-2015); Head of State Office for Nuclear Safety, Zagreb (2008-2010); Governor on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors, Vienna (2006-2008), Elected Vice-Chairman of the IAEA Board (2007-2008); Assistant Minister for Information and Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, (2005-2006); Director General, Analysis and Policy Planning Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2004-2005); Deputy Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Brussels (2000-2004); Director, International Peace and Security Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2000); Deputy Permanent Representative to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Vienna (1996-2000); Desk Officer for International Security Issues, Directorate General for Multilateral Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1993-1996).

    Mr. Horvatić graduated as Professor of Comparative Literature and English Language and Literature from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb in 1993.

    He speaks Croatian, English, German, and Italian.

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