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New Permanent Representative of Uganda Presents Credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva

Presentation of Credentials


Marcel R. Tibaleka, the new Permanent Representative of Uganda to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Tatiana Valovaya, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.

Prior to his appointment to Geneva, Mr. Tibaleka had been serving as Uganda’s Ambassador to Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, the Holy See, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Romania since May 2013. He worked with the Ugandan Police Force from 1970 to 2007, retiring at the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police under mandatory retirement. During that period, he held various positions, including Force Transport Officer (1996 to 2007) for which he got two commendations for excellent and outstanding performance; Head of (X) Operations Special Branch (1988 to 1996); Head of (L) Foreign Liaison Special Branch (1983 to 1988); and Consular Attache at the Ugandan High Commission in Nairobi (1981 to 1983).

Mr. Tibaleka was born on 9 January 1949 in Bwikara, Uganda. He has several certificates in police and security training as well as in languages (French and German). He is married with seven children.


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