New Permanent Representative of Samoa Presents Credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
Nella Pepe Tavita-Levy, the new Permanent Representative of Samoa 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. Tavita-Levy had been working as the Assistant Chief Executive Officer of the Trade Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Samoa since April 2016. She was a Counsellor at the Embassy of Samoa in Brussels, Belgium, from November 2012 to March 2016. From May 2002 to November 2012, she served as Principal Foreign Service Officer and Senior Foreign Service Officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. She was the Senior Policy and Research Officer and Industry Development Officer at the Department of Trade, Commerce and Industry of Samoa from January 1999 to May 2002.
Ms. Tavita-Levy has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Newcastle, Australia (2008) and a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration from Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand (1998). She completed the Certificate of Mastering Trade Policy from the JFK School of Government – Executive Education, Harvard University, Massachusetts, United States (2010). She was born on 31 March 1975 and is married with four children.
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