Biographical Note

8 July 2003





VIENNA, 8 July (UN Information Service).   The new Permanent Representative of Monaco to the United Nations (Vienna), Rainier Imperti, presented his credentials today to Antonio Maria Costa, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV).

Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Imperti served as Ambassador of Monaco to Germany from 2000. From 1970, when he joined the Monaco Principality’s Administration, to 2000, Mr. Imperti held the following positions:  Secretary-General, State Ministry (1990-2000); Director-General, Department of Economics and Finance (1988-1990); Secretary-General, Department of External Relations (1983-1988); Chargé de Mission, Department of Economics and Finance (1982-1983); Legal assistant, State Ministry (Department of Disputed Claims and Legislative Studies) (1970-1982).

Mr. Imperti is the recipient of the following honours: he is an Officer of the Order of St. Charles (Monaco); an Officer of the Legion of Honour (France), and a Knight of the National Order of Merit (France).

Born on 6 January 1944 in Monaco, Mr. Imperti received a Law Degree and a Diploma in Higher Legal Studies from the Faculty of Law and Economics in Nice.

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