New Permanent Representative of Nauru Presents Credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
Chitra Jeremiah, the new Permanent Representative of Nauru 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. Jeremiah had been serving as Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Nauru since 2021. From 2019 to 2021, she was the Permanent Representative of Nauru to the United Nations Office at Geneva. Among other foreign posts, she served at the Consulate General of Nauru in Brisbane, Australia from 2009 to 2016, as Vice Consul for the first year and then as Consul General.
Ms. Jeremiah was Acting Secretary of the Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment of Nauru in 2016. She was the Director of the Aid Management Unit at the Ministry of Finance from 2004 to 2009. She was the Director of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Nauru from 1995 to 2001. She has also held posts in the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, the Office of the President, and the Nauru Fisheries and Marine Resources Authority, among others.
Ms. Jeremiah has a Bachelor of Arts in business studies from the University of the South Pacific in Fiji (1990-1993) and a graduate diploma in foreign affairs and trade with a focus on international affairs from Monash University in Australia (1995-1996). She was born on 15 June 1971 and is married with five dependents.
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