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23 October 2018

New Permanent Representative of the United States of America presents credentials

(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

VIENNA, 23 October (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations (Vienna), Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Jackie Wolcott, presented her credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

During her career, Ms. Wolcott has served in various capacities, among them:

Commissioner to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (2016-2018); Executive Director, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (2010-2015); Special Envoy for Nuclear Non-proliferation, Department of State (2008-2009); Alternate Representative for Special Political Affairs in the United Nations (2006-2008); U.S. Representative to the Conference on Disarmament and Special Representative of the President of the United States for the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in Geneva (2003-2006); and Alternate Representative to the Board of Governors and General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna (2004-2005).

Additionally, Ambassador Wolcott was Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of International Organization Affairs at the U.S. Department of State; Assistant to the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Associate Director for National Security in the Office of Presidential Personnel at the White House; White House Liaison at the Department of State; and Special Assistant for Congressional Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs at the Department of State. She has worked as a Congressional staff member in both the House of Representatives and the Senate.

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