New Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein Presents Credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
Kurt Jäger, the new Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.
Mr. Jäger will also be serving as Liechtenstein’s Ambassador to the European Free Trade Association.
Prior to his appointment to Geneva, Mr. Jäger had been serving as Liechtenstein’s Ambassador to the United States since August 2016. He was the Ambassador of Liechtenstein to Belgium and the European Union from 2010 to 2016.
Mr. Jäger worked with the European Free Trade Association Surveillance Authority in Brussels from 2005 to 2010. He was one of three members of the College heading the Authority. He worked in the aviation sector in Switzerland from 1997 to 2005.
Mr. Jäger has a Master of Laws from McGill University, Canada (1988-1989) and a law degree from the University Fribourg, Switzerland (1984-1987). He was born on 25 November 1961 in Switzerland and is married with one child.