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|2 October 2000|
|New Permanent Representative of Morocco|
VIENNA, 2 October (UN Information Service) -- The new Permanent Representative of Morocco to the United Nations (Vienna), Tajeddine Baddou, paid an introductory courtesy visit today to Pino Arlacchi, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV). Ambassador Baddou was accredited to the United Nations (Vienna) on 18 August 2000.
Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Baddou was appointed as Ambassador in charge of the Organization of the Year of Morocco in France. From 1991 to 1997 he served as Ambassador to Canada, and between 1986 and 1991 as Ambassador to former Czechoslovakia.
Between 1984 and 1986, Mr. Baddou was Permanent Representative of Arabo-African Union in Rabat. In 1983 he Director of Multilateral Cooperation at the Ministry of Cooperation. From 1971 to 1983 he was Head of Social Sciences Department at National Institute of Statistics and Applied Economy in Rabat.
Mr. Baddou graduated in Sociology at the Nancy University in France. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University Rene Descartes in France. He also has an honorary Doctorate from the Ottawa University, Canada.
He is married and has one child.
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