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13 May 2019

Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina
presents Credentials

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

VIENNA, 13 May (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United Nations (Vienna), Siniša Bencun, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

During his career, Mr. Bencun has served in various capacities, among them:

Senior Democratization Officer, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Mission to Kosovo, Pristina (2016-2018); Public Policy Consultant, World Bank, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2015-2016); Long-term Election Observer, OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, Kazakhstan (2015); Election Expert, European Union Delegation, Sarajevo (2014-2015); Project Manager, Centres for Civic Initiatives (CCI), Bosnia and Herzegovina (2001-2014); Elections Trainer, International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES), Bosnia and Herzegovina (2000-2001).

Mr. Bencun speaks Bosnian, Croatian, English, German, Macedonian and Serbian. He has a Master of Science (Ms. Sci) in International Relations from the University of Belgrade, Serbia, where he is also a PhD Candidate.

He is married and has two children.

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