Permanent Observer of the West African Economic and Monetary Union Presents Letter of Nomination to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
Assoukou Raymond Krikpeu, the new Permanent Observer of the West African Economic and Monetary Union to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his letter of nomination to Tatiana Valovaya, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.
A national of Côte d’Ivoire, Mr. Krikpeu served as Permanent Representative of the West African Economic and Monetary Union in Togo from December 2017 to July 2021. From March 2007 to November 2017, he was Director for Cooperation at the Commission of the West African Economic and Monetary Union, and from April 2003 to March 2007, he was the Director of the Commissioner’s office. He has represented the West African Economic and Monetary Union in various regional and international meetings.
Mr. Krikpeu worked as the Director of the office of the Minister of Internal Trade of Côte d’Ivoire from December 2002 to March 2003. He was a magistrate auditor at the Audit Chamber of the Supreme Court of Côte d’Ivoire from April 2000 to December 2002. He started his career in April 1994 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Côte d’Ivoire.
Mr. Krikpeu was born on 23 January 1963. He has a master’s degree in economics from the National University of Côte d’Ivoire (1990). He has attended training courses on various subjects like budget programming, coordination of diplomatic missions, and strategic planning and management.
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