NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF GEORGIA PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA
Aleksandre Maisuradze, the new Permanent Representative of Georgia to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.
Prior to his appointment to Geneva, Mr. Maisuradzae served as Head of the Mission of Georgia to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization since January 2015. He served at the Embassy of Georgia to Austria as Minister Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and was also Deputy Permanent Representative of Georgia to the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe and other international organizations in Vienna from February 2012 to January 2015. From January 2008 to February 2012, he was the Deputy Permanent Representative of Georgia to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Mr. Maisuradze held a number of other posts at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including Director of the Department for Security Policy and Euro-Atlantic Integration from January 2006 to January 2008 and Deputy Director of the Department from January 2005 to January 2006 ; and Head of the Arms Control and New Threats Division, Department of Security Policy and Euro-Atlantic Integration from October 2002 to January 2005.
Mr. Maisuradze has two diplomas with honours from the Georgian Agrarian University (September 1990 to June 1995) and the Georgian Diplomatic Academy (October 1995 to June 1998). He has also followed other studies on European security. He is married and has three children.