NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA
Nermina Kapetanović, the new Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented her credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.
Prior to her appointment to Geneva, Ms. Kapetanović had been serving as a Member of Parliament Delegate in the House of Representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina since 2014. She was a Delegate in the House of Peoples of the Parliamentary Assembly from 2010 to 2014, and in the House of Representatives of the Parliament of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina from 2002 to 2010.
Ms. Kapetanović is a medical doctor specialising in anaesthesia and resuscitation. She worked at the Health Centre Zenica from 1987 to 1990, and at Zenica Cantonal Hospital until 2003.
Ms. Kapetanović graduated from the University of Medicine (1980-1986), and completed postgraduate studies in experimental medicine at the same University (1987-1990). She also completed post graduate studies on diplomacy in the modern world at the Faculty of Political Sciences, Sarajevo (2008-2010). She was born on 27 February, 1962 in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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