Press Releases

    18 December 2002


    VIENNA, 18 December (UN Information Service) -- The new Permanent Representative of Moldova to the United Nations (Vienna), Ms. Natalia Gherman, has presented her credentials today to Antonio Maria Costa, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV).

    Ms. Gherman is also her country’s Ambassador to Austria and to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE).

    Prior to her current appointment, Ms. Gherman served as Minister Counsellor at the Embassy of the Republic of Moldova in Belgium and Deputy Head of the Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

    Ms. Gherman joined her country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1991 as Second Secretary of the Department of International Organizations. She has also served as First Secretary in the Department of European Organizations (1992-1994), as Counsellor and Deputy Head of the Permanent Delegation to the OSCE (1994-1997) and as Deputy Head of the Department of European Security and Political-Military Affairs (1997-2001).

    Born on 20 March 1969, Ms. Gherman graduated from the State University of the Republic of Moldova and has an M.A. in War Studies from Kings College, London.

    She is married with one son.

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