NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF MOROCCO PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA
Omar Zniber, the new Permanent Representative of Morocco to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.
Prior to his appointment to Geneva, Mr. Zniber had been serving as Morocco’s Ambassador to Germany since January 2012. Before that, he was Morocco’s Ambassador to Slovenia with residence in Vienna since January 2004; Ambassador to Slovakia with residence in Vienna since August 2003; and Ambassador to Austria since April 2003. He became accredited as Permanent Representative of Morocco to the international organizations in Vienna in June 2003.
A career diplomat, Mr. Zniber served as a Counsellor at the Permanent Mission of Morocco to the United Nations Office at Geneva from 1989 to 1996. He also served at the Direction of the United Nations and international organizations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation as Chief of the United Nations Division from 1996 to 1999 and as Director of the Direction from 1999 to 2003. He has represented Morroco in various international and regional conferences and meetings during his career.
Mr. Zniber has a Ph.D. in international public law from the Université Paris 11, Faculté d’Assas Panthéon, France (1986). He was born on 2 September 1956 in Salé in Morocco and is married with two children.
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