New Permanent Representative of Sudan Presents Credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
Hassan Hamid Hassan, the new Permanent Representative of Sudan 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. Hassan had been serving as Director of the Peace and Humanitarian Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sudan since 2017. He served at the Permanent Mission of Sudan to the United Nations in New York from 2002 to 2016, including as Deputy Permanent Representative from 2013 to 2016.
Mr. Hassan started his diplomatic career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sudan in 1993. He worked at the Embassy of Sudan in Islamabad, Pakistan from 1995 to 1999. From 2000 to 2002, he served as Deputy Director of the Ministerial Office in Khartoum.
Mr. Hassan has published academic papers, including on United Nations Security Council reform and partnership between the United Nations and regional organizations. Born in 1966 in Khartoum, Mr. Hassan holds a bachelor’s degree and a pre/master’s degree in information and documentation from the Faculty of Arts of Omdurman Islamic University in Sudan. He is married with five children.
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