NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF MADAGASCAR PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA
Véronique Resaka, the new Permanent Representative of Madagascar to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented her credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.
Prior to her appointment to Geneva, Ms. Resaka was Chargé d’Affaires ad interim at the Embassy of Madagascar in France since 2011, concurrently covering Spain, Portugal, the Vatican and Lebanon. She served as Chargé d’Affaires for Consular Services at the Embassy of Madagascar in France between 2009 and 2011, and as an Advisor in charge of civil status at the Embassy from 2006 to 2009. From 2004 to 2006, she was an Advisor for protocol and relations with States covered by the Embassy of Madagascar in Italy.
Ms. Resaka is a career diplomat, who joined the foreign service in 1988 and has served as Head of the Visa Section; Head of the Public Relations Division (Protocol); Head of the Division for the World Trade Organization; and Head of the Division for Africa, the Caribbean, the Pacific and the European Union. She also headed divisions for cooperation with America, with Germany, and with Italy.
Ms. Resaka holds a master’s degree in international law from the University of Patrice Lumumba in Moscow, Russian Federation, and a number of diplomas in public administration and diplomatic commercial promotion work. She was born on 26 August 1958 in Antalaha. She is married and the mother of one child. She holds an honour award – Chevallier d’ordre national – for her service to her country.
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