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    UNIS/BIO/1313
    16 September 2021

    Permanent Representative of Sweden presents credentials

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

    VIENNA, 16 September (UN Information Service) – The new Permanent Representative of Sweden, Annika Markovic, presented her credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Ghada Waly.

    During her career, Ms. Markovic, who is also Ambassador to Austria, has served in various capacities, among them:

    Ambassador to the Netherlands and Permanent Representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and to the International Criminal Court in The Hague (2018-2021); Permanent Representative to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the United Nation Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (2014-2018); Environment Ambassador, Ministry of the Environment and Co-Chair of the Arctic Council high-level task force on black carbon and methane and Climate and Clean Air Coalition (2011-2014); Ambassador to Brazil with concurrent accreditation to Suriname (2007-2011); Ambassador to the Philippines and Palau (2003-2007); Deputy Director at the multilateral department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2000-2003); and First Secretary at the Swedish Mission to the United Nations in New York (1995-1999).

    Ms. Markovic graduated in Business Economics from the University of Stockholm. She also holds a certificate de Langue et de Civilisation from the Sorbonne University in Paris.

    Ms. Markovic speaks Swedish and English.

    She is married and has three children.

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