30 October 2006

New Permanent Representative of Ghana Presents Credentials

VIENNA, 30 October (UN Information Service) -- The new Permanent Representative of Ghana to the United Nations (Vienna), Kwabena Baah-Duodu, presented his credentials today to Antonio Maria Costa, Director-General, United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV).

Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Baah-Duodu was serving as Supervising Director, Administration of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ghana (since 2006).

Mr. Baah-Duodu has served in many capacities in the course of his career, including as: Director, Africa and African Union Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ghana (2005-06), Deputy High Commissioner of Ghana to the United Kingdom (2001-04), Chargé d'Affaires, Embassy of Ghana in Seoul, Republic of Korea (1998-2001), as well as Deputy High Commissioner and Acting High Commissioner to New Delhi, India (1993-97).

Mr. Baah-Duodu studied at the University of Ghana, Legon, and obtained a Master's degree in Public Administration and holds a Graduate Diploma in International Relations from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. He is married and has four children. 

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