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

Presentation of Credentials


Bathsheba Nell Crocker, the new Permanent Representative of the United States 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. Crocker had been working at the United States Department of State as a Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State and his staff on the global COVID response and multilateral issues since January 2021. She served as Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs at the Department of State from September 2014 to January 2017. She also held other Department of State positions from 2009 to 2014, from March 2001 to September 2002 and from September 1997 to June 1999.

Among other positions, Ms. Crocker worked at CARE USA as Vice President for Humanitarian Policy and Practice from July 2017 to November 2020; at the

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as a Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer for international affairs from February 2008 to February 2009; at the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office as a Senior Advisor to the Assistant-Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support from January 2007 to January 2008; at the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery as Deputy Chief of Staff from May 2005 to January 2007; at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies as a Fellow and Co-Director of the post conflict reconstruction project from September 2003 to May 2005; and at the National Security Council, the White House, as Executive Assistant to the Deputy National Security Advisor from June 1999 to July 2000.

Ms. Crocker has a B.A. in history from Stanford University (1991); a Master of Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (1996); and a J.D. from Harvard Law School (1996).