11 October 2005

New Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina Presents Credentials

VIENNA, 11 October (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United Nations (Vienna), Edin Dilberović, presented his credentials today to Antonio Maria Costa, Director-General, United Nations Office at Vienna.

Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Dilberović was serving as Foreign Policy and Economy Advisor to the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (since 2003).

Mr. Dilberović has served in many capacities in the course of his career, including as: Minister Counsellor - Head of Department of Economic Diplomacy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sarajevo (2002-03); Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations, Sarajevo (2000-02); Third Secretary, Permanent Mission of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Vienna (1997-2000). He joined the Foreign Service of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1996. 

Mr. Dilberović studied at the Faculty of Tourism and Foreign Trade in Dubrovnik, Croatia, and obtained a Master'-s degree in Political Science and Political Economy from the Central European University in Budapest and the University of the State of New York.

He is married and has one child.

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