New Permanent Representative of Belarus Presents Credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
Larysa Belskaya, the new Permanent Representative of Belarus to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented her credentials to Tatiana Valovaya, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.
Prior to her appointment to Geneva, Ms. Belskaya served as Head of the Department of Foreign Policy Analysis, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, from 2021 to 2022. Prior to this, she served as Minister Counsellor at the Embassy of Belarus in the United Kingdom from 2019 to 2020. Ms. Belskaya worked as Head of the General Department of Multilateral Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2017 to 2019, and before that, held the position of Deputy Head of the Department for Economic Cooperation and Sustainable Development at the Ministry from 2016 to 2017.
Ms. Belskaya served as Counselor at the Permanent Mission of Belarus to the United Nations in New York from 2012 to 2016; First Secretary at the Embassy of Belarus to the United States from 2004 to 2008; and Head of the Chancellery, Permanent Mission of Belarus to the United Nations in New York from 1997 to 1999. A career diplomat, she has held other posts at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus.
Ms. Belskaya completed her postgraduate studies at the Department of History of Belarus, at the Belarusian State University in 1999, and graduated from the Faculty of History at the same institution, in 1987. She was born on 14 November 1963.
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