New Permanent Representative of Zambia Presents Credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
Eunice M. Tembo Luambia, the new Permanent Representative of Zambia 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. Luambia had been serving as Director of the Zambia Mine Action Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Zambia since September 2011. She was Deputy High Commissioner and Head of Chancery at the Zambia High Commission in London, United Kingdom, from August 2007 to September 2011, including serving as acting High Commissioner from July to October 2009. She also served as First Secretary for political affairs at the Zambia High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa, from August 2002 to August 2007, including serving as acting High Commissioner from September to December 2002.
A career diplomat, Ms. Luambia served as a senior executive officer/desk officer in charge of Africa, the Organization of African Unity and the African Union, and the Middle East at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1995 to 2002. She was an executive officer/desk officer in charge of Asia, the Americas and Europe from December 1993 to 1996.
Ms. Luambia has a post graduate diploma in diplomacy and international studies from the Zambia Institute for Diplomatic Studies in Lusaka, Zambia (1993); a Master of Art in international relations from the University of Kent in Canterbury, United Kingdom (1989); a university diploma in politics and international relations from the University of Kent (1988); and a Bachelor of Art in public administration from the University of Zambia in Lusaka, Zambia (1986).
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