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6 May 2019

New Permanent Representative of Thailand presents Credentials

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

VIENNA, 6 May (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of Thailandto the United Nations (Vienna), Morakot Sriswasdi, presented her credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

During her career, Ms. Morakot Sriswasdi, who is also the Ambassador of Thailand to Austria, has served in various capacities, among them:

Deputy Director-General, Department of International Organizations (2015-2019); Director, Peace, Security and Disarmament Division, Department of International Organizations (2013); Minister Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Thailand to Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) (2010); Counsellor, Office of the Minister (2009); Counsellor, Division of International Economic Policy, Department of International Economic Affairs (2006); Acting Secretary, Department of International Economic Affairs (2005); First Secretary, Department of International Organizations (2003); First Secretary, Department of South Asian, Middle East and African Affairs (2001); First Secretary, Embassy and Permanent Mission to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Vienna (1997); Second Secretary, Department of International Organizations (1994); Third Secretary, Department of Information (1990); Attaché, Department of ASEAN Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1988); Political and Foreign Affairs Correspondent, Thai News Agency (1987).

Ms. Sriswasdi holds a Bachelor of Political Science from Chulalongkom University, a Master's in Development Studies from the Institute of Social Sciences in The Hague, a Master's in Human Resource Management from Mahidol University and a Post-Graduate Diploma in International Economics from the University of Sussex.

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